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ex vi·vo

 (ĕks′ vē′vō)
adv. & adj.
In an artificial environment outside a living organism: cells surviving ex vivo; ex vivo gene therapy.

[New Latin ex vivō, out of the living (organism) : Latin ex, out of, from + Latin vīvō, ablative of vīvus, living, a living body.]
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Adj.1.ex vivo - in an artificial environment outside the living organism; "in vitro fertilization"
Adv.1.ex vivo - in an artificial environment outside the living organism; "an egg fertilized in vitro"
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