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malacia

[mə′lāsh·ə]
(medicine)
Abnormal softening of tissues of an organ or other body structure.
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I do not believe that the passage of Proposition 215 is a signal that the public's attitude toward drugs is softening.
the total softening plant must be placed in the existing softening building and in a new building called "kalkpillebygning" next to this.
The phrase Caves of ice appears twice in the poem, and we have detected the softening effect in both instances for both readers.
Paul, MN, has patented a method of conditioning and softening fabrics that is comprised of washing the fabrics in a detergent with a pH range of about 7 to about 14; contacting the fabrics with a fabric softening composition comprised from a quaternary amidoamine softening agent; contacting the fabrics with a softening booster composition comprising a sucrose fatty acid ester; and drying the fabrics.
UK BEAUTY SCOTTISH HAIR AND BEAUTY AWARDS MAKE-UP SPECIALIST OF THE YEAR SOCK IT TO 'EM BLISS BLI SOFTENING SOCKS SOCK PS39 OK, I am going to sock it to you.
a color and additive masterbatch supplier to the nonwoven industry, unveiled its mBrace softening additive at the RISE Conference in Colorado.