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inviable

(ĭn-vī′ə-bəl)
adj.
Unable to survive or develop normally: an inviable newborn calf.

in·vi·a·bil′i·ty n.
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Hybrid unfitness can result from phenomena such as genetic incompatibilities resulting in inviability (Barton and Hewitt, 1981) or reduced fertility (Alatalo et al.
Among the topics are punishing immigrants in the name of national security, the Minuteman project on the US-Mexico border, the rise and fall of employer sanctions, deportation and the inviability of life, and political activism and the undocumented student movement.
Hybridisation between these two species seems to have no restrictions since offspring are produced through both species, indicating lack of hybrid inviability and/or sterility (Gottelli et al.
We rarely knew the causes of failure, but they included: (1) inviability of eggs, as reported elsewhere (Gill and others 2004); (2) nests inundated at extreme high tides and during storms (Morse and others 2006); (3) nests abandoned when Steller's (Eumetopias jubatus) or California (Zalophus californianus) Sea Lions encroached too closely (Warheit and others 2004); (4) a nest abandoned after an adult bird was depredated by a Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus); and (5) depredation of eggs by Northwestern Crows (Corvus caurinus), which we suspect was the commonest cause of failure.
The inviability performance of such cylindrical and spherical cloaks are further confirmed by obtaining the exact fields in the cloak medium directly from the Maxwell equations.
She can be understood either to represent the inviability of the moribund planter class or to represent Colombia's dark-skinned "others" who were not officially permitted to mix with the planter class (188).
When the future's sixth-formers go to university they may write dissertations on why the Left, at the very moment when their arguments about the ultimate inviability of liberal capitalism were apparently proven spot-on, could not create a popular mass movement.
Frankie's inability to donate blood, then, is due to arbitrary social conventions, not biological inability or inviability.
In the specific case of South Africa, press outlets played simultaneous roles--at once decrying the perception of indigenous women as redundant, economic drains on society, while at the same time reinforcing ideas of their social redundancy and economic inviability.
10) Horn claims that Donnersmarck's message is that "Only by protecting the private against the political, by not playing the state's game, could one remain in a position of moral integrity and be a 'good person'" (141), but this misses the point that the private sphere as domestic sphere is not viable in such a system; precisely its inviability, however, opens up the possibility of a purely masculine intellectual sphere independent of contingency, including the vicissitudes of sex/romantic love.
A spokesperson for private petroleum companies, Rene Ortiz, said the new scheme would damage dealings between them and the government, saying the arrangement, "put the companies in the position of economic inviability.
A discussion of the constitutional significance of disparate punishments between opposite-sex and same-sex sodomy is also informed by the inviability of selective prosecutions of only same-sex sodomy.