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Medical Dictionary


noun ri·gid·i·ty \rə-ˈjid-ət-ē\
plural ri·gid·i·ties

Medical Definition of RIGIDITY

:  the quality or state of being rigid: as a :  abnormal stiffness of muscle <muscle rigidity symptomatic of Parkinson's disease—Diane Gershon> b :  emotional inflexibility and resistance to change


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