adjective & adverbBiology
(Of processes or reactions) taking place in a test tube, culture dish, or elsewhere outside a living organism: [as adjective]: in vitro fertilization The opposite of in vivo.
More example sentences
- In vitro expression of protein is used in functional genomics as a bridge between traditional genomics and proteomics.
- In vitro fertilization, or IVF, has helped thousands of couples achieve pregnancy.
Latin, literally 'in glass'.