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lacking in stiffness or firmness

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hanging limply

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It gives the surgeon precise measurements on septum thickness and how deep he needs to go into the left ventricle to excise the midseptal bulge, as well as to evaluate the length and floppiness of the mitral valve leaflets, papillary muscle abnormalities and/or anomalous insertion (better evaluated by TEE).
Cardinal features include profound floppiness, swallowing difficulty, low birth weight, fair hair, undescended testes, and an antigravity movement of the limbs.
These include floppiness, poor head control, delayed development and tightness in the ankles, hips, knees and elbows, leading to reduced mobility.
Ferris and Brandon return on April 8, with Ferris claiming to have witnessed three to four episodes of blueness, floppiness, eyes rolling and vomiting blood.
The conditions were difficult for both teams and that created a carelessness and floppiness in our play and we gave the ball away too much.
Clonally propagated trees - of the ``Stricta'' cultivar, for example - should not exhibit the floppiness of seedlings.
In the development lab, where wafers are handled one at a time using vacuum wands, floppiness and distortion are merely an annoyance.
These subunits are similar to amino acids, but capable of forming two peptide bonds between adjacent subunits, thus eliminating rotational floppiness in the scaffold backbone.
She was also born with Bronchomalacia - a floppiness of the bronchi - meaning she has trouble breathing on her own as her left lung doesn't work.
Two of these mechanisms are epiglottic collapse secondary to the posterior displacement of the tongue and floppiness of the epiglottic structure.
Flu-like illness with a high temperature * Cold hands and feet * Joint and or limb pain * Mottled or very pale skin AS INFECTION DEVELOPS: * Neck stiffness * Severe headache * Vomiting * Eyes become sensitive to the light * Drowsiness * A distinctive rash of red or purple spots that look like bruises and do not fade when pressed * In infants - high-pitched moaning or whimpering cry, floppiness and a tense or bulging fontanelle (soft part of the skull).
Symptoms include a very high temperature, cold hands and feet, floppiness and not wanting to be held.