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stable

 [sta´b'l]
not readily subject to change.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

sta·ble

(stā'bĕl),
Steady; not varying; resistant to change.
See also: stabile.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

stable

(stā′bəl)
adj.
1. Resistant to change of position or condition.
2. Not showing or marked by erratic or volatile emotions or behavior.
3. Having no known mode of decay; indefinitely long-lived. Used of atomic particles.
4. Not easily decomposed or otherwise modified chemically.
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sta·ble

(stā'bĕl)
Steady; not varying; resistant to change; often used to describe the opposite of hypermobility in respect to joints.
See also: stabile
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

stable

1. Of an ill person, in a currently unchanging state, neither improving nor deteriorating.
2. Of a personality, not liable to mental disturbances or abnormal behaviour.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

sta·ble

(stā'bĕl)
Steady; not varying; resistant to change.
See also: stabile
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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--$24.7 million class A-1 at 'AAAsf'; Outlook Stable;
affirmed the ratings and stable outlooks for 14 other related issuers.
Other riders came from stables like Victory Stable, N 13 Stable, Spain Stable, Al Montasir Stable, Ahmed Al Fateh Stable, Awal Stable, Khalid Al Rowaie Stable, Al Zaeem, Al Montasir, Awal, Al Shawamek, Al Asayel and Al Muqheerat.
Stable value funds are interchangeable with money market funds and all pretty much the same.
Four of the 60 stable flies and one pool (2 flies) of the 45 horn fly pools showed a 380-bp fragment.
The new results raise the prospect that future accelerators will create exotic nuclei more readily than have those facilities handling only stable nuclei.
This double stable Pb isotope tracer method provided a means to accurately determine both the GI absorption and the wholebody retention of Pb.
--$447,760,404(c) class V1-A 'AAAsf'; Outlook Stable;
- Canara Bank (deposits B3 stable, BFSR D/BCA ba2 negative)
Registration continued yesterday with riders from various stables submitting their names.
Lower Tier II Bonds Programme 400 400 LAAA (stable) LAAA (stable) LAAA (stable)
On top of this, it was a Saturday evening meeting, a fixture stable staff hate working, anyway.