Viability

Definition

noun

(1) The capacity of being alive; capability of living, developing, or reproducing.

(2) The capability (of an embryo, fetus or newborn) of normal growth and development outside the uterus.

(3) The state of being viable; practicability.


Supplement

Viability with biological context can refer to the following:


Word origin: viable + -ity.
Related forms: viable (adjective)

Compare: inviability

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