fragility

noun
fra·​gil·​i·​ty | \ frə-ˈjil-ət-ē How to pronounce fragility (audio) \
plural fragilities

Medical Definition of fragility

: the quality or state of being easily broken or destroyed increased red blood cell fragility— Sue R. Williams

Other Words from fragility

fragile \ ˈfraj-​əl How to pronounce fragility (audio) , -​ˌīl How to pronounce fragility (audio) \ adjective

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“Fragility.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/fragility. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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