Meaning of in vivo in English:

in vivo

Pronunciation /ɪn ˈviːvəʊ/

adjective

Biology
  • (of a process) performed or taking place in a living organism.

    ‘in vivo studies in animals’
    The opposite of in vitro
    • ‘Resin plates were contaminated in vivo upon intraoral use by 10 volunteers for 7 nights.’
    • ‘An in vivo human bronchial xenograft model system was used to simultaneously analyze electrolyte and fluid transport defects in fully differentiated human cystic fibrosis (CF) and non-CF proximal airways.’

adverb

Biology
  • In a living organism.

    • ‘fluid transport was measured in vivo’

Origin

Early 20th century Latin, literally ‘in a living thing’.