viva-, vivi-, vivo-, viv-

(Latin: life, alive)

Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
—Soren Kierkegaard
Non est vivere sed valere vita est.
Life is not being alive but being well.

Also translated as, "Life is more than just being alive."

1. Incapable of growing and developing independently.
2. Not capable of living, growing, and developing, as an embryo, seed, or plant.
3. Not practicable or workable; such as, a nonviable plan of action; not capable of succeeding.
Animals that develop within eggs and which remain within the mother's body up until they hatch or are about to hatch.
The process whereby eggs are produced that stay inside the maternal body for incubation and development and hatch just before, or following, extrusion. This is common among many reptiles.
The production of fully formed eggs that are retained, and hatched, inside the maternal body with the release of live offspring.

Ovoviviparity is employed by many aquatic life forms; such as, fish and some sharks, reptiles, and invertebrates.

The young of ovoviviparous amphibians are sometimes born as larvae, and undergo metamorphosis; a biological process by which an animal physically develops after birth or hatching outside the body of the mother.

Characterized by the production of large, yolky, shell-protected eggs that are retained and develop within the reproductive tract of the female.

The young receive nourishment only from the yolk. Hatching is internal, and the young are then released to the outside. Some insects, sharks, fish, snakes, and lizards are ovoviparous.

Pertaining to the mind as it is connected with life.
Quam bene vivas refert, non quam diu. (Latin proverb)
Translation: "The important thing is not how long you live, but how well you live."
Revived, reborn, or brought back to life.
1. Able to restore to consciousness or to life.
2. Capable of restoring from a depressed, inactive, or unused state; to bring back normalcy.
3 . The ability to renew in the mind or the memory.
A reference to activating, setting in motion, or taking up again, and renewing.
1. A renewal of interest in something that results in its becoming popular once more; or a restoration to use, acceptance, activity, or vigor after a period of obscurity or quiescence.
2. A new production of a play, or opera, that has not been performed recently.
3. The process of bringing someone back to life, consciousness, or full strength.
4. The recovering of life, consciousness, or full strength.
5. A new interest in religion, or the reawakening of such an interest.
6. A meeting, or a series of meetings, of evangelical Christians intended to awaken religious fervor in those who attend.
7. The renewal of the validity of a contract or the effect of a judicial decision.
1. A desire, or tendency, to renew interest in something old; such as, old customs or beliefs.
2. The efforts of a religious movement; especially, an evangelical Christian movement, to reawaken religious commitment.
1. A promoter, organizer, or preacher of the Bible, at a religious revival meeting; especially, such a meeting for evangelical Christians.
2. Someone who wishes to revive customs, ideas, or institutions.
Relating to, or characterizing, revivalism; or an attempt to reawaken the evangelical faith.

Related life, live-word units: anima-; bio-; -cole; vita-.