labile definition

  • adjective:
    • Open to alter; adaptable: an emotionally labile individual.
    • Chemistry Constantly undergoing or likely to go through modification; unstable: a labile chemical.
    • Liable to slip, err, fall, or apostatize.
    • Apt or expected to change.
    • Kinetically unstable; rapidly cleaved (and perchance reformed).
    • Liable to slip, err, fall, or apostatize.
    • Liable or likely to change.
    • Easily decomposed or inactivated whenever subjected to heat, radiation, or mildly acidic or alkaline problems; -- of compounds.
    • (chemistry, physics, biology) readily undergoing change or breakdown
    • prone to transform
  • others:
    • volatile; liable to err, fall, or apostatize.
    • In medication, noting a mode of application of electrical energy when the active electrode is passed away forward and backward over the neurological or muscle tissue becoming put to work: opposed inside good sense to slabile.

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