lability


lability
The state of being labile.

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la·bil·i·ty (lə-bilґə-te) 1. the quality of being labile. 2. in psychiatry, emotional instability; rapidly changing emotions.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Lability — La*bil i*ty, n. 1. Liability to lapse, err, or apostatize. [Archaic] Coleridge. [1913 Webster] 2. The property of changing readily. [PJC] 3. (Chem.) The property of being labile[3]; of chemical compounds; as, the lability of some natural products …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lability — refers to something that is constantly undergoing change or something that is likely to undergo change. Biochemically this is an important concept as far as kinetics is concerned in metalloproteins. This can allow for the rapid synthesis and… …   Wikipedia

  • lability — labilumas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Greitas kitimas keičiantis sąlygoms. atitikmenys: angl. lability rus. лабильность; неустойчивость …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • lability — labilumas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. lability vok. Labilität, f rus. лабильность, f pranc. labilité, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • lability — ləˈbiləd.ē noun ( es) : the quality or state of being labile believe that a fall in population level … might enhance evolutionary lability N.E.Collias & C.H.Southwick * * * labilˈity noun • • • Main Entry: ↑labile …   Useful english dictionary

  • lability — noun see labile …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lability — See labile. * * * …   Universalium

  • lability — noun a) The state of being labile b) A susceptibility to change; instability …   Wiktionary

  • lability — n. tendency to change, instability; ability to change states (Chemistry) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lability — la·bil·i·ty …   English syllables


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