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flaccid

[′flas·əd or ′flak·səd]
(botany)
Deficient in turgor.
(physiology)
Soft, flabby, or relaxed.
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In the present case, hypokalemia was a constant finding with ventroflexion of neck and flaccidity of muscles.
The initial shipment, from the first facility, included three clams chosen by the producers because these organisms presented weakness and flaccidity of the mantle and siphon, and one organism that had two blisters in the base of the siphon.
Surprisingly, hypertrophy and flaccidity of the vent seemed much more indicative of reproductive readiness than follicular enlargement observed by direct endoscopic examination of the ovaries.
The current state reflects dullness, flaccidity and performance with a Mubarak flavour," Ishaq said.
He stands with France, Civilization, Rationality, and Cleanliness against poorer countries, sensuality, reproduction, and the flaccidity of begonias.
It is the period of flaccidity when, first of all, we must proceed to correctly posture the entire upper limb:
The larvae had a symptomatology characteristic of infection by nematodes, displaying flaccidity and little mobility, as reported by Nyasani et al.
Now, however, their sense of national diminishment may be making them receptive to a middle course between a foreign policy of flaccidity (Obama) or grandiosity (his predecessor).
Older adults must be handled gently, no matter what their level of mobility, due to their innate muscle flaccidity.
If the LMN system is impaired, voluntary muscle contraction and muscle tone are abnormally reduced, leading to flaccidity.
In addition, at these higher iron (Fe) solution concentrations plants exhibited visual symptoms of possible iron toxicity, including root flaccidity, reduced root branching, increased shoot die-back and mottling of leaves.