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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Latin, in the state of being born

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