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fragility

[frə′jil·əd·ē]
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The state or quality of being fragile, that is, brittle or easily broken.
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A Rumpel-Leede test for capillary fragility on the contralateral hand was positive.
Active Powder Eye Light LS 9792 was specifically designed to inhibit the formation of dark under-eye circles by reducing capillary fragility and microcirculation problems.
These include: Vitamin E (400 to 800 IU daily) to help reduce hot flushes and night sweats; Calcium (1,500mg daily) - the best type of calcium is not calcium carbonate which may not be fully absorbed, but microcrystalline calcium hydroxyapatite calcium (MCHC) or calcium citrate; Magnesium (500mg to 750mg daily) is essential to help with the absorption of calcium; Vitamin C (1,000mg to 2,000mg daily) helps absorption of Vitamin E and decreases capillary fragility.

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