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loose

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adjective \ˈlüs\

Medical Definition of loose

looser; loosest

  1. 1a:  not rigidly fastened or securely attachedb (1):  having worked partly free from attachments <a loose tooth> (2):  having relative freedom of movementc:  produced freely and accompanied by raising of mucus <a loose cough>

  2. 2a:  not dense, close, or compact in structure or arrangement <loose connective tissue>b:  not solid :  watery <loose stools>

  3. 3:  overactive; specifically :  marked by frequent voiding especially of watery stools <loose bowels>

  4. 4:  not tightly drawn or stretched <loose skin>

loosely adverb
looseness noun




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