Definition of inviable in English:

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inviable

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈvʌɪəb(ə)l/

adjective

Not viable.
Example sentences
  • Under 200x magnification, the first 200 grains viewed on a microscope slide were assessed as viable or inviable.
  • Numbers of viable and inviable spores of each genotype from 24 tetrads are indicated.
  • We found that this strain is viable on glucose medium but inviable on raffinose medium at elevated temperatures.

Derivatives

inviability

noun
Example sentences
  • That the number of fruitlets formed is less than the number of pollen grains used in artificial pollination experiments might be due to inviability of some pollen grains.
  • But as promising as it appears, Lanza's technique is not entirely free of ethical inviability.
  • Male sterility evolves substantially faster than female sterility or hybrid inviability.

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