The hump (or humps) varies in size according to the condition of the animal, becoming small and flaccid after hard work and poor diet.
Since Prince Andrew had last seen him Kutuzov had grown still more corpulent, flaccid, and fat.
They are then spread out thinly on trays or racks made of bamboo, canvas or wire netting, under cover, for some 18 or 30 hours (according to the temporary weather conditions) to wither, after which they are in a soft, flaccid condition ready for rolling.
The first is flaccid and sluggish in its movements, and has not much power of contraction; its epipodial lobes are enormously developed and extend far forward along the body; it gives out when handled an abundance of purple liquid, which is derived from cutaneous glands situated on the under side of the free edge of the mantle.
Cut plants are allowed to wilt, or become flaccid, before removal from the field, to prevent injury to the turgid leaves.
The sealed cells are dark-coloured and sunken, pierced with irregular holes, and the larvae in all stages from the crescent-shaped healthy condition to that in which the dead larvae are seen lying at the bottom of the cells, flaccid and shapeless.
On stimulation these cells part with their water, the lower side of the organ becomes flaccid and the weight of the leaf causes it to fall.
In the early stage of Bell's palsy, when facial muscles are the most flaccid, it is desirable to allow the muscles to simply rest and recover on their own.
If we cut away the mass of mere fiction which Philostratus accumulated, we have left a highly imaginative, earnest reformer who laboured to infuse into the flaccid dialectic of paganism a saner spirit of practical morality.
This causes the muscles to become limp or soft, and they cannot contract, a condition called flaccid paralysis and is the type found in polio.
flaccid length only grew a tremendous amount.
flaccid comedy didn't feel like the real thing.
flaccid muscles; the jowl sagged.
Without cGMP present, the blood vessels tighten again, blood is forced out of the penis and the erection becomes flaccid.
The signs of botulism are a flaccid paralysis of the skeletal musculature, especially the neck and tongue.
Myelitis and ascending flaccid paralysis due to congenital toxoplasmosis.
People with SCI whose spinal reflexes are not functioning are said to have flaccid paralysis.
Some areas appear clinically unaffected while, in paralytic polio cases, other regions show flaccid paralysis.
All muscle tone is lost in the affected limb and the muscle becomes soft (flaccid).
Fever and asymmetric flaccid paralysis without sensory loss in a child or young adult almost always indicate poliomyelitis.
This neurological process can result in unresponsive muscles, a condition known as flaccid paralysis.
Because of the flaccid paralysis of the muscles, the baby appears floppy.
Flaccid paralysis-Paralysis characterized by limp, unresponsive muscles.
preposterous notion, in support of a flaccid argument.
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