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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).
honor et memoria omnium sanctorum in die qua prediximus haberetur ut quicquid humana fragilitas per ignorantiam uel neglegentiam sen per occupationem rei secularis in solemnitate sanctorum minus plene peregisset in hac sancta obseruatione solueretur....
Mahn describes this blessed anxiety as felix fragilitas.