RE: In situ vs. in-situ?
"In" and "situ" are two Latin words. I see no more reason to join them with
a hyphen than for joining the words "E pluribus unum" with a hyphen.
Even in the case of "carcinoma in situ," which is a single concept, the
current practice is write it without hyphens.
Allen A. Smith, Ph.D.
School of Graduate Medical Sciences
Podiatric Medicine and Surgery
Miami Shores, Florida 33161-6695
From: Richard Cartun [mailto:Rcartun@harthosp.org]
Sent: Friday, March 28, 2003 9:08 AM
Subject: In situ vs. in-situ?
I know this is trivial, but what is the proper way to write these two
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