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In Vitro

  • By: Ann M. Karty M.D.
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

The strict translation of in vitro from Latin is “in glass.” Historically, in vitro studies were carried out in glass containers (test tubes, beakers). Now, in vitro research refers to research performed in an artificial environment and refers to experiments ...

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