Labile

Definition of Labile

La´bile
a.1.Liable to slip, err, fall, or apostatize.
2.Liable or likely to change.
3.(Chem.) Easily decomposed or inactivated when subjected to heat, radiation, or mildly acidic or alkaline conditions; - of chemical compounds; as, enzymes from thermophilic organisms are not as labile as those from mesophiles.

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