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nonreversible

(ˌnɒnrɪˈvɜːsɪbəl)
adj
not reversible
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Adj.1.nonreversible - not reversible or capable of having either side out
two-sided, reversible - capable of being reversed or used with either side out; "a reversible jacket"
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Analyses excluded teens who were currently pregnant, not sexually active, or used nonreversible methods of contraception (male or female sterilization).
Moreover, these ERVs remained active not only in later stages of embryogenesis but also into postnatal stages, suggesting that their activation is nonreversible.
Again, he avers, "Death is the nonreversible condition in which an organism is incapable of carrying out the vital functions of life" (Kastenbaum, 2003:224).
This process appears to be nonreversible, because oyster spat are unable to colonize sandy substrate.
Senescence is considered to be the nonreversible, deteriorating change that occurs as cells and organism age.
Protein glycation is currently generally assumed to be nonreversible.
Or, at the very least, consider including the adapter as part of the purchase price - at least until USB-C completely replaces the old nonreversible rectangular USB connectors.
Most of these disorders cause severe, nonreversible harmful effects if not identified and treated before the onset of symptoms (2).
nonreversible dementia, advances in treatment, and imaging of deep brain stimulation; and imaging of Alzheimer's disease, non-Alzheimer's cortical dementia, dementia with extrapyramidal syndromes, vascular dementia, infection and inflammatory conditions associated with dementia, normal pressure hydrocephalus, tumor-related cognitive dysfunction, trauma, endocrine and toxin-related dementia, inborn errors of metabolism, cerebellar degeneration and dysfunction, and motor neuron disorders.
If such a change is claimed, it should be considered to be dangerous as such alterations can become nonreversible resulting in vitiligo and may also predispose to other complications such as skin cancer as the normal biochemical processes are altered.
An approach to specifying and estimating nonreversible functions.