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lax

(lăks)
adj. laxer, laxest
1. Not taut, firm, or compact; slack.
2. Loose and not easily retained or controlled. Used of bowel movements.

lax·a′tion n.
lax′ly adv.
lax′ness n.

lax

1 abbreviation for laxative.
2 pertaining to a condition of relaxation or looseness.

lax

(lăks) [L. laxus, slack]
1. Without tension.
2. Loose and not easily controlled; said of bowel movements.
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5-5 cm latis, margine crenatis, utrinque minute hispidulis et cum pilis glanduliferis; flores ignoti; infructescentiae laxe paniculatae 10-18 cm longae pedicellis 5.
7 cm, elliptica oblonga vel oblaceolata, obtuso-mucronata, attenuata, subcoriacea, supra viridia, laxe subrigido-pilosa et floccosa, subtus laxe vel dense cano-floccosa,pilosa, eglandulosa.