Jamie Eske
August 31 2020

Medical articles for general audiences often use the terms “in vitro” and “in vivo” to describe studies. In vitro is Latin for “in glass.” In vivo is Latin for “within the living.”

In vitro is Latin for “in glass.” It describes medical procedures, tests, and experiments that researchers perform outside of a living organism. An in vitro study occurs in a controlled environment, such as a test tube or petri dish.
In vivo is Latin for “within the living.” It refers to tests, experiments, and procedures that researchers perform in or on a whole living organism, such as a person, laboratory animal, or plant.

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