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fragile

adjective Referring to or characterised by fragility; frail.
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The investigation also found that Sandwell Roofing Ltd, a contractor in control of the roof refurbishment project, failed to ensure that workers were not exposed to risks from work on the fragile roof.
This mass of rock and molten magma we call a planet is not fragile. It is life that is fragile.
Throughout the book, Xu draws no explicit parallels between the German and Chinese experiences, although the book's translator points out that the cover of the Chinese edition features the words "When it is difficult to see clearly into the future, looking back into history, even the history of other peoples, might be the right choice." In China there is a long tradition of using historical examples to offer implicit criticism of what may not be criticized officially, and how Fragile Rise can be viewed in this light is apparent upon reading.
- The US Food and Drug Administration has granted orphan drug designation to Grand Rapids, Michigan-based clinical stage biotechnology company Tetra Discovery Partners for BPN14770 for the treatment of Fragile X Syndrome, the company said.
It is noteworthy that abnormality of mitochondrial structure and function is regulated aberrant expression of microRNAs (miRNA) [28], while few report functions of miRNAs on GABA metabolism in Fragile X syndrome.
When we give a fragile gift, we make sure it is marked on the box that contains it.
Ovid Therapeutics' OV101 for the treatment of Fragile X syndrome was granted orphan drug designation by the FDA.
For now, though, he has been suspended on full pay and is said, according to some sources, to be "fragile and devastated".
Summary: Tunisia ranks 89th out of a total of 178 countries, from the most to the least fragile in the annual Fragile States Index, established by the US think tank the