flexibilitas cerea

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flexibilitas cerea flex·i·bil·i·tas ce·re·a (flěk'sə-bĭl'ĭ-təs sēr'ē-ə)
The characteristic rigidity of catalepsy that may be overcome by slight external force but that returns immediately, holding the limb firmly in the new position.

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