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viable

 [vi´ah-b'l]
able to maintain an independent existence; able to live after birth.

vi·a·ble

(vī'ă-bĕl),
Capable of living; denoting a fetus sufficiently developed to live outside of the uterus.
[Fr. fr. vie, life, fr. L. vita]

viable

/vi·a·ble/ (vi´ah-b'l) able to maintain an independent existence; able to live after birth.

viable

(vī′ə-bəl)
adj.
a. Capable of living, developing, or germinating under favorable conditions: viable spores.
b. Capable of living outside the uterus. Used of a fetus or newborn.

vi′a·bil′i·ty n.
vi′a·bly adv.

viable

[vī′əbəl]
Etymology: Fr, likely to live
capable of developing, growing, and otherwise sustaining life, such as a normal human fetus at 24 weeks of gestation. viability, n.

vi·a·ble

(vī'ă-bĕl)
Capable of living; denoting a fetus sufficiently developed to live outside the uterus.
[Fr. fr. vie, life, fr. L. vita]

viable,

adj pertaining to the ability to develop, grow, and sustain the functions of life. For example, the human fetus without abnormalities is considered viable at the twenty-fourth week of gestation.

vi·a·ble

(vī'ă-bĕl)
Capable of living; denoting a fetus sufficiently developed to live outside of uterus.
[Fr. fr. vie, life, fr. L. vita]

viable (vī´əbəl),

adj capable of life; able to live.

viable

able to maintain an independent existence; able to live after birth.
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