cerea flexibilitas

cerea flexibilitas
“Waxy flexibility,” in which the limb remains where placed; often seen in catatonia. [L.]

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ce·rea flex·i·bil·i·tas .sir-ē-ə-.flek-sə-'bil-ə-.tas, -.täs n the capacity (as in catalepsy) to maintain the limbs or other bodily parts in whatever position they have been placed

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ce·rea flex·i·bil·i·tas (sērґe-ə flek″sĭ-bilґĭ-tas) [L. “waxy flexibility”] waxy flexibility.

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