Fifthly, there are positive canonical and civil penalties against abortion as it affects the inviable infant.
If the fetus is alive and inviable this procedure will, of course, kill it.
With conditions like those in question 11, except that the fetus is not viable, may the surgeon remove the inviable ectopic fetus?
The third case is that of an inoperable cancer and an inviable child.
The case is not like that of the woman who has an operable cervical cancer while she is bearing an inviable fetus.
The case differs from the enucleation of a gangrenous myoma which involves the death of an inviable fetus.
inviable in·vi·a·ble (ĭn-vī'ə-bəl)
Unable to survive or develop normally.