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  • adj. In computer simulation or in virtual reality

Etymologies

By analogy with Latin in vitro ("in glass"), used to refer to experiments in a test tube. (Wiktionary)

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  • in vitro: an experiment or procedure done in glassware.
    in vivo: an experiment or procedure done in the living body.
    in silico: an experiment or procedure done in a computer.

    ref: http://www.seeqpod.com/in_silico.html

    February 10, 2008