Definition of In situ

1. Adverb. In the original or natural place or site. "The archeologists left the pottery in place"

Exact synonyms: In Place



Definition of In situ

1. Adjective. in its original position or place ¹

2. Adverb. in its original position or place ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of In situ

1. In the natural or normal place, confined to the site of origin without invasion of neighbouring tissues. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

Lexicographical Neighbors of In Situ

in series
in series(p)
in service
in sha Allah
in shape
in sheets
in shock
in short
in short order
in short supply
in shorter order
in shortest order
in sight
in silence
in silico
in situ (current term)
in situ hybridisation
in situ hybridization
in situ nucleic acid hybridization
in small stages
in so far
in so far as
in so many words
in some manner
in some respects
in some way
in someone's shoes
in someone's wheelhouse
in something's way
in sort

Literary usage of In situ

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Guide for Conducting Treatability Studies Under CERCLA: Biodegradation by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"2.1.1 in situ Biological Technologies in situ biological technologies treat ... in situ biological technologies may enhance traditional pump and treat ..."

2. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association by American Veterinary Medical Association. (1916)
"Although in situ fixation of anatomical material by intravas- eular ... in situ fixation by intravascular injection has not only revolutionized our ..."

3. Dioxin Treatment Technologies by Florence Poillon (1994)
"in situ VITRIFICATION in situ vitrification (ISV) is a technology developed to thermally treat waste in place and to solidify all material not volatilized ..."

4. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"X.—434 thick, have been found in situ,. It is contended that where these plante lived the ground could not have been permanently frozen or covered for most ..."

5. Basic Studies in the Field of High-Temperature Engineering: Third by Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute, Nihon Genshiryoku Kenkyūjo, Nuclear Energy Agency (2004)
"The above-mentioned experiences provide valuable information for constructing a device for in situ monitoring and characterisation of a material surface ..."

6. Guide for Conducting Treatability Studies Under CERCLA: Biodegradation by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"2.1.1 in situ Biological Technologies in situ biological technologies treat ... in situ biological technologies may enhance traditional pump and treat ..."

7. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association by American Veterinary Medical Association. (1916)
"Although in situ fixation of anatomical material by intravas- eular ... in situ fixation by intravascular injection has not only revolutionized our ..."

8. Dioxin Treatment Technologies by Florence Poillon (1994)
"in situ VITRIFICATION in situ vitrification (ISV) is a technology developed to thermally treat waste in place and to solidify all material not volatilized ..."

9. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"X.—434 thick, have been found in situ,. It is contended that where these plante lived the ground could not have been permanently frozen or covered for most ..."

10. Basic Studies in the Field of High-Temperature Engineering: Third by Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute, Nihon Genshiryoku Kenkyūjo, Nuclear Energy Agency (2004)
"The above-mentioned experiences provide valuable information for constructing a device for in situ monitoring and characterisation of a material surface ..."

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