malacic

mal·a·cot·ic

(mal'ă-kot'ik),
Pertaining to or characterized by malacia.
Synonym(s): malacic

malacic

See malacia.

malacic

adjective Referring to or characterised by softening. It is not used in the working medical parlance.
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Most malacic segments are not stenotic, and most stenotic segments are not malacic.
Bronchoscopy demonstrated diminished collapse of the anterior tracheal wall in the malacic segment.
21) Data are conflicting on the use of bronchodilators for tracheomalacia; some studies have shown that they are contraindicated because they relax tracheal smooth muscle and may worsen collapse in malacic tracheas.