previable

adjective
pre·​vi·​a·​ble | \ ˌprē-ˈvī-ə-bəl How to pronounce previable (audio) \
variants: or pre-viable

Definition of previable

: not considered sufficiently developed to survive outside the uterus a previable fetus

First Known Use of previable

1881, in the meaning defined above

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“Previable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/previable. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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previable

adjective
pre·​vi·​able | \ -ˈvī-ə-bəl How to pronounce previable (audio) \

Medical Definition of previable

: not considered sufficiently developed to survive outside the uterus a previable fetus

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