- (of a biological process) occurring or made to occur within a living organism or natural setting.
Origin of in vivo
Examples from the Web for vivo
Historical Examples of vivo
One should not, for example, confuse habeo with abeo; or bibo and vivo.The Mediaeval Mind (Volume I of II)
Henry Osborn Taylor
A man is zonzo or vivo—a fool or more than capable—there is no medium.The Argentine in the Twentieth Century
Albert B. Martinez
How vivo affected aiming is easily seen: with its bore level, a 4-pounder falconet ranged 250 paces.Artillery Through the Ages
In this case then the condition of the blood in vivo is satisfactorily explained by the absence of function of bone-marrow.Histology of the Blood
The figure is just as Vasari describes it, ritratto dal' vivo e senza artificio niuno.The Earlier Work of Titian
- music (in combination) with life and vigourallegro vivo
Word Origin for vivo
- (of biological processes or experiments) occurring or carried out in the living organism
Word Origin for in vivo
Word Origin and History for vivo
Latin; "within a living organism" (see viva).
- Within a living organism.
- Inside a living organism. Compare in vitro.
In nature; literally, “in life.” In vivo conditions are distinguished from those that might exist only in a laboratory. (Compare in vitro.)