Origin of in situClassical Latin
in situin si·tu
An example of an in situ position is when a famous painting found on a church wall is left where it is hanging rather than being moved.
Origin of in situLatin in sitū in in sitū ablative of situs place
- in its original position or place
From Latin in + sitū (ablative singular of situs).
- Alternative spelling of in situ.
in situ - Computer Definition
In place. When something is "in situ," it is in its original location.
- FISH (fluorescence in-situ hybridization) is a special technique that detects small deletions that cause PWS.
- Fluorescence in-situ hybridization (FISH) is a special technique that detects very small deletions.