nonviable

[non-vahy-uh-buhl]
adjective
1.
not capable of living, growing, and developing, as an embryo, seed, or plant.
2.
not practicable or workable: a nonviable plan.

Origin:
1875–80; non- + viable

nonviability, noun
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nonviable non·vi·a·ble (nŏn-vī'ə-bəl)
adj.
Not capable of living or developing independently. Used especially of an embryo or a fetus.

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