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fragility

[frə′jil·əd·ē]
(science and technology)
The state or quality of being fragile, that is, brittle or easily broken.
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Our study also shows that therapy with the CCB amlodipine is not associated with petechiae due to capillary fragility induced by Hess test.
The tourniquet test (TT) which reflects capillary fragility and thrombocytopenia was recommended by WHO in 1997 for diagnosis of DHF and DSS, but not for DF.

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