Definition for situ (2 of 2)
- in place or position; undisturbed.
- (especially of a malignant tumor) in a localized state or condition: carcinoma in situ.
Origin of in situ
Examples from the Web for situ
Even most oil companies acknowledge the disruption caused by strip mining; that is one reason why they have developed In Situ.
The other hidden cost of In Situ is the amount of gas is needed to burn to create steam to capture this oil.
On the surface, In Situ appears less disruptive than its alternative, but this is only an illusion.
A breast mass can be in situ—confined to the area it originated in, or invasive/infiltrating.Study Shows “Angelina Effect” Leads to Unnecessary Procedures for Some Breast Cancer Patients|Dr. Anand Veeravagu, MD|May 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Carpetbaggers already in situ to cash in on the wasted and exhausted city.
We have reason to think that the corpuscles and vascular channels in the glomerulus are developed in situ.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1|Francis Maitland Balfour
Hmorrhage may require the plug being left in situ for a few minutes, so as to get a clear view of the depths of the nose.
To be appreciated properly they must be seen and studied in situ.The Thirteenth|James J. Walsh
The severed ends of the nerve should then be approximated and left in situ.
The plants were painted in situ by zealous artist-botanists who travelled to the remote districts of Denmark.Chats on Royal Copenhagen Porcelain|Arthur Hayden
British Dictionary definitions for situ
adverb, adjective (postpositive)
Medicine definitions for situ
Culture definitions for situ
In the original place or arrangement: “The body was left in situ until the police arrived.” From Latin, meaning “in position.”