Medical Dictionary

waxy flexibility

noun

Medical Definition of waxy flexibility

  1. :  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


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up waxy flexibility? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a harsh rebuke

Get Word of the Day daily email!