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VIABILITY, med. jur. An aptitude to live after birth; extra uterine life. 1 Briand. Med. Leg. 1ere partie, c. 6, art. 2. See 2 Sav. Dr. Rom. Append. III. for a learned discussion of this subject.

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Hellerstedt (2016), while the Court struck down a Texas law imposing unnecessary standards for an abortion clinic, Justice Stephen Breyer, writing for the majority, reaffirmed that the Court, "now uses 'viability' as the relevant point at which a state may begin limiting women's access to abortion for reasons unrelated to maternal health." This becomes difficult in the middle of a pregnancy that includes a time that is both pre- and post-viability.
Results showed that during the electrospraying process, the viability loss that occurred in the fresh culture bacteria was statistically lower than in the tests using freeze-dried bacteria.
Giving details of the division vise closed passenger train sections, the official said that three routes were discontinued in Karachi Division including Landhi-Korangi since 1990, Jamrao-Jhudo-Pithoro since 2005 and Karachi Circular Railway since 2003 due to commercial viability.
Resuscitation is defined as the corrections of physiological disorders in an infant such as lack of breathing or heartbeat whereas viability is a stage when foetus becomes capable of living independently without the uterus.
Cell viability was assessed in AD model for the different doses of A[beta], nesfatin-1, A[beta] + nesfatin-1.
He said the zero-rating regime relates to the liquidity issue and the DLTL relates to the viability of the industry.
(3) Prior to this bill's enactment, North Dakota prohibited abortion "[after the point in pregnancy when the unborn child may reasonably be expected to have reached viability," except when necessary to preserve the life or health of the mother.
MassMutual said it has acquired substantially all the assets of Viability Advisory Group as part of a strategy to help financial advisors quantify the value of employee retirement readiness and appropriate benefits plans use to employers' bottom lines.
M2 EQUITYBITES-November 23, 2015-MassMutual acquires Viability Advisory