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pliability

(plī″ă-bĭl′ĭ-tē) [O.Fr. pliant, bend, + L. abilis, able]
Capacity of being bent or twisted easily.
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The comparison for Vancouver Scar Scale VSS results among the two groups for pre and post-treatment assessment the data were analyzed using nonparametric test (Mann-Whitney Test) to detect any significant differences between the two groups, the obtained results showed that comparing the results in pre and post revealed highly significant differences for pigmentation, vascularity, pliability and height as p=0.
Adjusting the pliability of rubber polymers used to make coatings and adding silicone or other lubricants such as vegetable oil amplifies the effect, Anish Tuteja, a materials science engineer at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, and colleagues found.
After learning that his father cannot afford to send him to art school in Paris after Harvard, he is briefly "inconsolable," and then "found that he could be contented in almost any environment, the weakness, the certain pliability of his character easily fitting itself into new grooves, reshaping itself to suit new circumstances" (20).
As we understand, MSS and SBSES are more emphasized on the color and shape in the assessments, but vascularity and pliability are only for VSS, which might be more easily observed in our experiments with the rabbit ears that are composed of cartilages.
As I prepare for my departure, I reminiscence on the few weeks I spent in Nigeria, the courage and pliability of the man whose life does not depend or benet from the system, the faith of the dying soul without health care, and to the doggedness of a student without a student nance.
derma eStretchMarkCremeis formulated to optimize skin evenness, pliability and comfort.
These white "angels" have been formed in a fashion that emphasizes the pliability of the material.
Both polymers are an extension of the company's versatile family of HSBCs, Kraton A and ERS polymers, and will enable innovators to pursue melt blown, injection molding, rotational molding, compression molding or textile processes, while maintaining the softness, strength and pliability of their products, according to the company.
By supporting vein wall health and suppleness as well as pliability of the red blood cells, Tebonin[R] helps optimise microcirculation blood flow.
You need olive oil to help with the elasticity and pliability when making the dough - this also makes the base crispy when cooked.
Shakespeare's place in a postcolonial curriculum comes from the textual pliability of his dramas.
MatriStem Pelvic Floor Matrix is a naturally-occurring, non-synthetic scaffold that provides a unique balance of strength and pliability for use in repair of anterior, posterior, and apical defects.