flaccidity


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a flabby softness

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The following search terms were used in combination: (Buqi OR Yiqi OR Qi-supplementing) AND (myasthenia gravis OR flaccidity OR paralysis OR Weizheng) AND (Traditional Chinese Medicine OR TCM) AND (randomized OR random OR randomized controlled trials OR RCTs).
However, bell pepper is highly perishable and loses its freshness and flaccidity soon after harvest, reducing not only the visual appeal of the bell pepper fruit but also the quality.
But the episodes that follow take sides against the Alexandrians and their alleged flaccidity, and the series returns again to its critique of civilian life per se.
The former is more frequent and the latter occurs more often in people with bladder outlet flaccidity, which usually occurs with low injury, such as that of the lumbar spine.
Physical examination findings included a slightly elevated temperature (39.5[degrees]C) and tachycardia (220bpm) with adequate femoral pulses, normal capillary refill time (CRT 1.0s), pink mucous membranes, distension of bladder and flaccidity of muscles.
In Chinese medicine, diabetic macrovascular disease is classified as "arthromyodynia," "flaccidity diseases," and so forth.
Fortunately postoperative hip instability in this case was not evident regardless of flaccidity in the gluteus medius muscle, which may be caused by compensatory functions in the remaining motor units.
In females, ovaries were assessed and scored on a scale of 1 to 4, from minimum to maximum, for the following parameters: stroma size (mass of small follicles); follicle number; follicle size; amount of retained yolk material, indicating the presence of postovulatory or atretic follicles; oviduct hypertrophy, indicating preparation for egg production; density of membranous covering of ovary; and flaccidity of the vent, also indicating preparation for egg laying.
Some of them show external abnormalities such as weakness and flaccidity, blisters, and darkening and thickening of the mantle surface and siphon.
After eight weeks of twice daily applications of acetyl tetrapeptide-2 to the targeted region, participants had average reductions of 9.5% in indentation and 23.2% in a skin flaccidity area parameter--leaving them with noticeably tighter and smoother facial skin.
Tracheomalacia is characterized by flaccidity of the tracheal support cartilages which leads to tracheal collapse during expiration especially when increased airflow is demanded.
The current state reflects dullness, flaccidity and performance with a Mubarak flavour," Ishaq said.