stato-, stat-, sta-, -static, -stasi, staso-, -stasis, -stasia, -stacy, -stitute, -stitution, -sist
(Latin: standing, to stay, to make firm, fixed; cause to stand, to put, to place, to put in place, to remain in place; to stand still)
2. In position, localized.
3. In the normal place without disturbing or invading the surrounding bodily tissue.
4. Not invasive; applied especially to carcinomas which have not invaded beyond their original epithelial confines.
Literally from Latin, "in place", an expression used by scholars, who may say, for example, that an observation or experiment was performed in situ, signifying that it was made in the natural or original location of the material or process under study.
2. To say something in a way which is very forceful and that doesn't allow for any disagreement: "Henry is insisting that his son didn't mean to be impolite when he disagreed with what his aunt said about his web site."
"The couple next to Karl and Janine insisted on talking during the movie."