Glossary



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  • In vitro : In the test tube, not in the living organism.
  • In vivo : Refers to a biological process observed in a living organism, in opposition to in vitro.
  • Incidence : Describes the frequency of a disease in a population (Med.)
  • Intermediate filament : Component of the cytoskeleton made up of fibrillary proteins assembled in a helicoid shape.
  • Intron : Sequence of a gene that does not encode for protein.