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(of living things) capable of normal growth and development

capable of being done in a practical and useful way

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In writing the Casey decision, Justices Sandra Day O'Connor, Anthony Kennedy, and David Souter explained that "a provision of the law is invalid if its purpose or effect is to place a substantial obstacle in the path of a woman seeking an abortion before a fetus attains viability."
To improve the process, the investigators tracked bacterial viability loss and percentage of product recovery as dependent variables.
So viability has been defined and now each person can determine their own answer.
SCBK's Long-Term IDR is equalised with the Viability Rating of SCB and its ultimate parent, Standard Chartered PLC (A/Stable/a).
The restoration of the section hence, depends upon availability of resources and commercial viability, an official in the Ministry of Railways told Media.
Pakistan Railways has closed only one section in Lahore Division Narowal-Chak Amru since 2005 due to less commercial viability of railways operation, the official added.
New Delhi [India], December 17 ( ANI ): Experts from leading medical associations like Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP), Indian Medical Association (IMA) and National Neonatal Forum of India (NNF) met recently in New Delhi to carve out a policy on neonatal resuscitation and infant viability in India.
Aim of this study is investigation antioxidant effects of nesfatin-1, which is newly defined anorexigenic hormones, closely related to diabetes, obesity, anorexia, nervosa, psychiatric disorders and neurogenic diseases, on cell viability in AD model that is formed in astrocyte cells with amyloid Beta (A[beta]).
The in vitro study of maize pollen grains viability can provide relevant information on the best day and time of the day for pollen collection.
We found that short term-exposure to VP + SF selectively and irreversibly decrease the viability, likely by activating necroptotic cell death, of cancer cells growing under PPSS or as tumorspheres but have little or negligible effect on noncancer cells or in cancer cells growing under RCCs.
The All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) group leader Gohar Ejaz has welcomed the announcement of zero-rating regime for textile industry amid hesitation relating to 10% viability impact on industry in the form of surcharges, levies and innovative taxes, saying that the government should return it under the Drawback of Local Taxes and Levies (DLTL) in actual.
Drawing a line as far-reaching and consequential as the viability rule without a convincing constitutional rationale is more likely to aggravate the national division over abortion than to quell it.
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-November 23, 2015-MassMutual acquires Viability Advisory