Scientific English

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ab initio 
from the beginning
ad hoc 
for the special purpose or end
anno Domini (A.D.) 
in the year of our Lord; a date after Christ
ante meridiem (a.m.) 
before noon
post meridiem (p.m.) 
after noon
circa (ca.) 
about; used especially in approximate dates
et alia (et al.) 
and others; and elsewhere
et cetera (etc.) 
and others; and so forth; and so on
exempli gratia (e.g.) 
for example; such as
ibidem (ibid.) 
in the aformentioned place
the same as previously given
id est (i.e.) 
that is [see also: scilicet (sc.)]
in vivo 
within a living organism
in vitro 
in an artificial environment outside the living organism
in silico 
in computer simulation or in virtual reality
in situ 
a. in place or position; undisturbed; b. in a localized state or condition
ex situ 
the opposite of in situ
opere citato (op. cit.) 
in the work cited; used in place of repeating the citation of the most recently referenced work in text.
thus; so; used to indicate that a surprising word in the text is not a mistake or is quoted verbatim.
vice versa 
conversely; in reverse order from that stated
vide ante 
see before
vide infra 
see below
vide post 
see after
vide supra 
see above
videlicet (viz.) 
that is to say; namely
quod vide (q.v.) 
which see; used after a term or phrase that should be looked up elsewhere in the current document or book. For more than one term or phrase, the plural is quae vide (qq.v.)
nomen nescio (N.N.) 
I do not know the name; used as a placeholder for unknown names
instante mense (inst.) 
this month;
proximo mense (prox.) 
next month;
ultimo mense (ult.) 
last month;
quod erat faciendum (Q.E.F.) 
which was to be done.