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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.]

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

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]

in situ

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

in situ

[ɪnˈsɪtjuː] ADVin situ

in situ

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

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

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.

in situ

in situ, localizado
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Our understanding of specific degradation pathways should allow us to develop strategies to intelligently encourage degradation and monitor the progress of in situ activity.
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