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[sahy-tuh s, see-] /ˈsaɪ təs, ˈsi-/
noun, plural situses, situs.
position; situation.
the proper or original position, as of a part or organ.
Origin of situs
From Latin, dating back to 1695-1705; See origin at site


[see-too] /ˈsi tu/
noun, Latin.
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noun (pl) -tus
position or location, esp the usual or right position of an organ or part of the body
Word Origin
C18: from Latin: site, situation, position
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Word Origin and History for situs

Latin, "situation, position" (see site). In technical uses in English, "proper or original position and location of something" (cf. in situ).


see in situ.

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situs in Medicine

situs si·tus (sī'təs)
n. pl. situs
Position, especially normal or original position, as of a body organ or part.

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