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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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Owing to the fragilitas ossium characteristics of the proximal femur, we used a cemented polished tapered stem, which transmitted load to the distal part of the femur (Figure 9).
E chi puo dubitare che il giudice debba essere misericordioso dal momento che la fragilita umana cade facilmente nell'errore?
12) In I Dominico, orado admonidonis: Desiderabile enim debet esse omnibus tempus, quod humana fragilitas tanta maiestatis mysterio iubetur assistere.