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waxy flexibility

noun

Medical Definition of WAXY FLEXIBILITY

:  a condition in which a patient's limbs retain any position into which they are manipulated by another person and which occurs especially in catatonic schizophrenia—compare catalepsy

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May 28, 2015
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someone who writes fiction
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