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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

(lăks) [L. laxus, slack]
1. Without tension.
2. Loose and not easily controlled; said of bowel movements.
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