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nonviable

 [non-vi´ah-b'l]
not capable of living.

non·vi·a·ble

(non-vī'ă-bul),
1. Incapable of independent existence; often denoting a prematurely born fetus.
2. Denoting a microorganism or parasite incapable of metabolic or reproductive activity.

nonviable

/non·vi·a·ble/ (-vi´ah-b'l) not capable of living.

nonviable

[-vī′əbəl]
Etymology: L, non + vita, life
unable to exist independently after birth.

non·vi·a·ble

(non-vī'ă-bĕl)
1. Incapable of independent existence; often denoting a prematurely born embryo or fetus.
2. Denoting a microorganism or parasite incapable of metabolic or reproductive activity.

nonviable

not capable of living.
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Doctors also can test for the hormone HCG, which is produced in pregnancy, but these tests often need to be performed more than once to be useful in diagnosing nonviable pregnancies, the researchers said.
Twenty-one lovebird eggs (2 nonviable and 19 viable) were tested (Table 1).
It was for this reason that Nikita Khrushchev began the first great period of liberalization that would end in the eventual unraveling of this nonviable state.
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Responding to a question, the minister said that out of 1158 non-viable schools, 700 are shelter less schools and the committee, which appointed in this direction has been engaged in collecting data and after recommendations of the committee, the government would decide that which nonviable school buildings may hand over to other departments for opening of dispensaries or veterinary hospitals.
The enzyme-linked immunoelectrotransfer blot assay for evaluating serum antibodies was initially reported to have a specificity of 100% and sensitivity of 98%, but subsequent studies found it limited in evaluating cases with lower cyst burdens, nonviable cysts, calcified lesions, prior disease exposure, and concomitant taeniasis.
A famous German moralist proposed that a doctor could accelerate the birth of a nonviable fetus, but the Holy Office also decided that such a teaching could not safely be followed.
Africa is already bearing the brunt of the dangers posed by terrorists lacking just and effective governance, he said, adding that the least thing the continent needs is another nonviable state.
society views women who want to end unwanted pregnancies or pregnancies that endanger their lives or women with nonviable fetuses who are required to carry the pregnancy to term.
This, however, is still a nonviable alternative for many antitheorists and ethical pluralists, since Slote's "elevation" remains a theoretically reductive enterprise, simply moving in the opposite direction.
It's just commercially nonviable to set up there at a cost of pounds 150.
He recognizes the importance of privatization, but he also thinks transition economies need to consider the problem of viability and let the nonstate sector grow spontaneously, while dealing with nonviable state-owned enterprises.