laxity

noun lax·ity \ ˈlak-sə-tē \

Definition of laxity

: the quality or state of being lax

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First Known Use of laxity

1528


Medical Dictionary

laxity

noun lax·i·ty \ ˈlak-sət-ē \

medical Definition of laxity

plural laxities
: the quality or state of being loose
  • a certain laxity of the bowels
  • ligamentous laxity

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