in statu nascendi

in sta·​tu nas·​cen·​di | \ ə̇n¦stā|(ˌ)tünəˈsendē, -¦sta|, |(ˌ)chü-, -ˌdī; -¦stä(ˌ)tünäˈskendē \

Definition of in statu nascendi

: in the nascent state produce the aldehyde in statu nascendi— C. D. Hurd : in the course of being formed or developed if … isolation can promote the formation of full species, such species must in statu nascendi pass through a phase of less than specific distinction— Fridthjof Økland

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History and Etymology for in statu nascendi

Latin, in the state of being born

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“In statu nascendi.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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