fragilitas


fragilitas
SYN: fragility. [L.]
- f. crinium brittleness of the hair; a condition in which the hair of the head or face tends to split or break off.
- f. sanguinis SYN: osmotic fragility.

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n.
abnormal brittleness or fragility, for example of the hair (fragilitas crinium) or the bones (fragilitas ossium; see osteogenesis imperfecta).

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fra·gil·i·tas (frə-jilґĭ-təs) [L., from frangere to break] fragility.

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  • fragilitas — index frailty Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • fragilitas — n. abnormal brittleness or fragility, for example of the hair (fragilitas crinium) or the bones (fragilitas ossium; see osteogenesis imperfecta) …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Fragilitas — Fra|gi|li|tas die; <aus lat. fragilitas »Zerbrechlichkeit«> Brüchigkeit (Med.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • fragilitas — fra·gil·i·tas …   English syllables

  • fragilitas ossium. — (лат. ломкость костей ) см. Остеогенез несовершенный …   Большой медицинский словарь

  • fragilitas ossium — fra·gil·i·tas os·si·um frə jil ət əs äs ē əm n OSTEOGENESIS IMPERFECTA * * * see osteogenesis imperfecta …   Medical dictionary

  • fragilitas crinium — fragility of the hair; see trichorrhexis …   Medical dictionary

  • fragilitas unguium — brittleness of the nails; see onychorrhexis …   Medical dictionary

  • fragilitas ossium — osteogenesis imperfecta …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • fragilitas ossium — frəˈjiləˌtasˈäsēəm noun Etymology: New Latin, literally, fragility of bones : a familial disease marked by extreme brittleness of the long bones and a bluish color of the whites of the eyes …   Useful english dictionary


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