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friable

adj fri·a·ble \ˈfrī-ə-bəl\

Medical Definition of FRIABLE

:  easily crumbled or pulverized <friable carcinomatous tissue>; also :  marked by erosion and bleeding <a friable cervix with bleeding on contact—Pippa Oakeshott et al>
fri·a·bil·i·ty \ˌfrī-ə-ˈbil-ət-ē\ noun, plural fri·a·bil·i·ties

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