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Viable

Definition

adjective

(1) Alive; capable of living, developing, or reproducing, as in a viable cell.

(2) Able to live on its own or outside the uterus, used of an embryo, fetus or newborn.

(3) Possible; practicable; capable of being done.


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Word origin: French » Mediaeval Latin *vitabilis (“‘capable of life’”) » Latin vita (“‘life’”).
Related forms: viability.

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Re: Instinctive Behavior and Innate Ideas

... of stimulus and responses where the response of one is the stimulus for the next and so on until the last response is reached. Could this be a viable model for instinctive (innate) behavior?

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by Gannet
Mon Mar 03, 2014 12:47 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Instinctive Behavior and Innate Ideas
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Re: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... at the United States for proof. How do you account for the fact that all "races" of humans are sexually compatible and able to produce viable offspring? You see, these are the facts and then there are your delusions. But the world is governed by facts, not delusions. :D Even other "races" ...

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by Seth90210
Sun Feb 16, 2014 9:35 pm
 
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Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
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centrifugation of hemocytes

... detection after the resuspension to see if there is anything at all? If you'll get some signal, you get the cells pelleted, they are just not viable. If you do not get any signal, you have problem with your centrifugation. Teo things to consider - density and viscosity of your sample (is that ...

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by JackBean
Thu Jan 30, 2014 9:34 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: centrifugation of hemocytes
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centrifugation of hemocytes

... the cells have gone… These velocities are the one used in articles… and i can't increase the velocity of centrifugation because i want my cells in viable status... I can't figure out where my trouble comes from. Apparently it is not enough to have pellet that will not detach after a PBS-washing ...

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by Thom
Mon Jan 27, 2014 6:41 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: centrifugation of hemocytes
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Views: 631

Re: Human Gamete Compatibility Going Backwards

By 'compatible' I mean able to form a zygote that results in a fertile , viable offspring. my emphasis

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by JackBean
Fri Jan 17, 2014 10:07 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Human Gamete Compatibility Going Backwards
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