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

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of in statu nascendi

Latin, in the state of being born

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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