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ex vivo

 [eks″ ve´vo]
outside the living body; denoting removal of an organ (e.g., the kidney) for reparative surgery, after which it is returned to the original site.

ex vi·vo

(ex vē'vō),
Referring to the use or positioning of a tissue or cell after removal from an organism while the tissue or cells remain viable.
[L. from the living]

ex vivo

(ĕks′ vē′vō)
adv. & adj.
In an artificial environment outside a living organism: cells surviving ex vivo; ex vivo gene therapy.

ex vivo

adjective Latin for occurring outside of the body or living organisms.

ex vi·vo

(ex vē'vō)
That which occurs outside an organism in experimentation, refers to use or positioning of a tissue or cell after removal from an organism while the tissue or cells remain viable.
[L. from the living]

ex vivo

outside a living cell or organism.
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The ex vivo resuscitated group, gives direct information about the cardioprotective effects of the treatment with estradiol outside the body, away from any endocrine, neural and other inflammatory pathways interference.
Lentiviruses that infect both dividing and nondividing cells with high efficient genomic integration should be an effective tool for gene delivery in ex vivo cultured kidney.
With each of the 3 blood samples obtained from each donor during periods 1 and 2, ASA was added ex vivo at increasing doses from 0 to 500 [micro]mol/L ASA before running the 300-s micro-fluidic test (8 doses run in triplicate per blood draw at wall shear rate of 200 [s.sup.-1]), for a total of 2304 individual clotting events.
In case #4, though pathological examination showed LN metastases in the right external iliac and obturator LNs, there was no strong fluorescence in the regional LNs of the bladder under either in vivo or ex vivo probing (Fig.
Griffith, "State of art: clinical ex vivo lung perfusion: rationale, current status, and future directions," Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, vol.
The book provides an extensive review of coating types and surface modifications for biomedical applications; chapters look at hydrophilic coatings for biomedical applications in and ex vivo, mineral coatings for orthopaedic applications, pyrolytic carbon coating and other commonly-used biomedical coatings; and it presents case studies of orthopaedic and ophthalmic coatings, and biomedical applications including vascular stents, cardiopulomonary bypass equipment and ventricular assist devices.
"The mean [average] percent change from baseline difference relative to placebo (n = 4) in cortical brain amyloid level was -15.6 percent for the 60-mg group (n = 6) and -35.7 percent for the 200-mg group (n = 6)." The authors note that "Gantenerumab induced phagocytosis [a process the body uses to destroy dead or foreign cells] of human amyloid in a dose-dependent manner ex vivo."
Data from the ex vivo human AV shunt study showed that EPC deposition on the struts of the Genous Stent was enhanced by 32.5 percent compared to BMS.
LRA by ELISA/ACT is a true ex vivo cell culture technology that allows living white cells to react in the laboratory just as these lymphocytes do in the body.
Under the protocol, patients will also receive autologous dendritic cells (DC) processed ex vivo in addition to the TCR-gene transduced PBMCs, that are expected to enable enhancement of patients' immunity to attack the melanoma cells.
Naproxen significantly inhibited platelet aggregation and ex vivo thromboxane B2 synthesis and decreased urinary excretion of prostaglandin E2.