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flaccid

[′flas·əd or ′flak·səd]
(botany)
Deficient in turgor.
(physiology)
Soft, flabby, or relaxed.
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Surveillance on acute flaccid paralysis has also been consistently poor and the practice of open defecation and poor sanitation persists in communities.
The purpose of the Walk-Run-N-Roll is to raise funds and awareness for the rare neuroimmune disorders addressed by the Transverse Myelitis Association, including acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, acute flaccid myelitis, MOG antibody-associated disease, neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder, optic neuritis and transverse myelitis.
Watch for the symptoms of acute flaccid myelitis early and report any suspected cases to your health department, the CDC said in a telebriefing.
Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) was initially defined as a distinct entity in 2014 following reports of the occurrence of acute limb weakness in previously healthy children across the United States during an outbreak of severe respiratory disease caused by enterovirus D-68 (EV-D68) (1,2).
As the late summer/early fall season for acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) nears, CDC is calling on medical professionals to quickly recognize AFM symptoms and report all suspected cases to their health department.
Surgery involves two main procedures - flaccid lengthening (which as the name suggests, adds length), and fat transfer surgery (which adds girth).
An Associated Press (http://www.walb.com/2019/04/02/us-officials-worry-paralyzing-illness-children-may-grow-more-common/) report Tuesday has shed new light on the rare spinal cord disease that bears similarities to polio: acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM, which is largely diagnosed in young children.
OUR mealy mouthed legislators are 'considering' raising the price of disposable plastic bags from a risible five pence to a risible ten pence in a flaccid gesture intended to protect the environment.
Public Health England has said it has received 28 reports of the condition, known as acute flaccid paralysis (AFP), so far in 2018, where normally they would expect 'a handful' each year.
The condition, acute flaccid myelitis, was first identified in 2014, when there were 120 cases, NBC News reported.
"The absence of a government threatens the country, especially as the services are disabled, management is flaccid, and the demands of the people are forgotten.
Q There has been a lot of discussion in the media lately around acute flaccid myelitis.