nonviable nonviable


  • (adj) not capable of living or developing successfully


  1. Any group with less than 15% of the attendees is considered nonviable and has to disband.
  2. Removing one of them, called Miles Apart, from zebra-fish embryos results in a mutant with two nonviable hearts.
  3. Kotlikoff acknowledges his detractors, who argue that his plan for a complete overhaul, although market-based, is politically nonviable.


  • New Gene Sequencing Yields Healthy Baby

    A new method for in-vitro fertilization eliminates lethal genetic abnormalities that render nearly 70 percent of fertilized embryos nonviable.
    on July 8, 2013     Source: Discovery News

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ennui ennui
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