Viability

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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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I will assume that relative viabilities are 1, 1 - s, and 1 and that the matrix of relative fertilities [f.sub.ij] has the form
I will assume that differences in both viabilities and fertilities are small, that is, that s, a, b, c [much less than] 1 (weak selection approximation).