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in si·tu

 (ĭn sē′to͞o, sī′-, sĭch′o͞o)
adv. & adj.
In the original position.

[Latin in sitū : in, in + sitū, ablative of situs, place.]
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in situ

(ɪn ˈsɪtjuː)
adv, adj (postpositive)
1. in the natural, original, or appropriate position
2. (Pathology) pathol (esp of a cancerous growth or tumour) not seen to be spreading from a localized position
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in si•tu

(ɪn ˈsaɪ tu, -tyu, ˈsi-, ˈsɪt u)
adv., adj.
situated in its original or natural place or position.
[1730–40; < Latin in sitū literally, in place]
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in situ

A Latin phrase meaning in position, used to mean in the original or proper place.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.in situ - in the original or natural place or site; "carcinoma in situ"; "the archeologists left the pottery in place"
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Translations

in situ

[ɪnˈsɪtjuː] ADVin situ
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in situ

[ˌɪnˈsɪtjuː]
advin situ
adjin situ invinsofar as in so far as [ˌɪnsəˈfɑːrəz] conj (= inasmuch as) → dans la mesure où
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in situ

advin situ (esp Med, Archeol); this part can be repaired in situman braucht das Teil nicht auszubauen, um es zu reparieren
adj in situ investigatorErmittler(in) m(f)vor Ort
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in si·tu

a. L. in situ.
1. en el lugar normal;
2. que no se extiende más allá del sitio en que se origina.
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in situ

in situ, localizado
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Its edges were so angular, and its size so great, tha I at first mistook it for a rock in situ , and took out my compass to observe the direction of its cleavage.
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Indeed, his retrospective study of more than 25,000 patients in the National Cancer Institute's SEER (Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results) registries showed that the proportion of patients with melanoma in situ treated with Mohs declined from 13.9% during 2008-2009--prior to ACA implementation--to 12.3% in 2011-2013, after the ACA took effect.
Medical device company Pinnacle Spine Group LLC reported on Wednesday the receipt of a US patent titled Methods of Post-Filling an Intervertebral Implant for its in situ graft delivery technology.
In this study, factors that affect seed germination rates were investigated by sowing seeds, in situ and ex situ, at different times of year, on different host trees, and at different distances from the nearest adult plant (in situ only).
Two types of annealing procedures were used for after-growth processing of the films: (a) ex situ annealing or (b) in situ annealing process.
On the other hand, in order to give researchers more freedom and higher precision ability to manipulate the nanomaterials inside SEM during in situ experiments, advanced robotic systems have also been developed.
For the time being, the studies on the underground projects in mountain areas mainly focus on two major aspects: one is the distribution of initial in situ stress, and the other is the excavation stability of large-scale underground caverns [10].
Several in situ gel forming systems have been developed to prolong the precorneal residence time of a drug and improve ocular bioavailability.
There are several methods of in situ retorting for oil shale, such as Shell's in situ Conversion Process (ICP), ExxonMobil's Electrofrac[TM] Process, PetroProbe, Raytheon-CF Radio-Frequency with Critical Fluids Technology, and IEP's Geothermic Fuel Cell [7].
Raleigh, NC, April 09, 2015 --(PR.com)-- Protochips (protochips.com) has introduced Aduro 350, a new product in its Aduro series of in situ heating and electrical platforms.
* If there is an abrupt loss of vision due to bleeding or rapid accumulation of debris, Flo-X in situ can be utilized.