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laxity

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noun lax·ity \ˈlak-sə-tē\

Definition of laxity

  1. :  the quality or state of being lax



1528

First Known Use of laxity

1528


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laxity

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noun lax·i·ty \ˈlak-sət-ē\

Medical Definition of laxity

plural laxities

  1. :  the quality or state of being loose <a certain laxity of the bowels> <ligamentous laxity>




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