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adj vari·able \ˈver-ē-ə-bəl, ˈvar-\

Medical Definition of VARIABLE

:  able or apt to vary :  subject to variation or changes <allergy is perhaps the most variable of all diseases—H. G. Rapaport & Shirley Linde>
:  characterized by variations
:  not true to type :  aberrant—used of a biological group or character
vari·abil·i·ty \ˌver-ē-ə-ˈbil-ət-ē, ˌvar-\ noun, plural vari·abil·i·ties
July 29, 2015
indomitable Hear it
incapable of being subdued or conquered
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