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situs

[sahy-tuh s, see-]
noun, plural si·tus·es, si·tus.
  1. position; situation.
  2. the proper or original position, as of a part or organ.
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Origin of situs

From Latin, dating back to 1695–1705; see origin at site

situ

[see-too]
noun Latin.
  1. in situ.
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Historical Examples of situs

  • He consequently abstracts the subject-matter of logic as such wholly from the question of historic locus and situs.

    Essays in Experimental Logic

    John Dewey

  • And what other position is shown of the situs of a movie photographer?

    Warren Commission (5 of 26): Hearings Vol. V (of 15)

    The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

  • As opposed to any objectively determinable facts from the bullets, the situs of the wounds or your viewing of the pictures?

    Warren Commission (4 of 26): Hearings Vol. IV (of 15)

    The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy


British Dictionary definitions for situs

situs

noun plural -tus
  1. position or location, esp the usual or right position of an organ or part of the body
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Word Origin for situs

C18: from Latin: site, situation, position
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Word Origin and History for situs

n.

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

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situ

see in situ.

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Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

situs in Medicine

situs

(sītəs)
n. pl. situs
  1. Position, especially normal or original position, as of a body organ or part.
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