adverb & adjectiveBiology
(Of a process) performed or taking place in a living organism: [as adverb]: fluid transport was measured in vivo [as adjective]: in vivo studies in animals The opposite of in vitro.
More example sentences
- Resin plates were contaminated in vivo upon intraoral use by 10 volunteers for 7 nights.
- An in vivo human bronchial xenograft model system was used to simultaneously analyze electrolyte and fluid transport defects in fully differentiated human cystic fibrosis (CF) and non-CF proximal airways.
early 20th century: Latin, 'in a living thing'.
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