The lax falciform ligament certainly gives no support though it probably limits lateral displacement.
On the back of the hand and fingers the subcutaneous tissue is lax, so that the skin is freely movable on the underlying parts.
The government has been so lax in pursuing some oil crimes that it can seem complicit.
There is no mention of lax enforcement of the remaining regulations.
Be neither too lax nor too precise in your use of language: the one fault ends in stiffness, the other in slang.
Mislabeling, lax oversight threaten people with allergies.
Loose skin can be compounded by underlying lax muscle.
The risk of rising inflation-the standard penalty for lax monetary policy-is slight given ample spare capacity in rich economies.
Runaway lending and lax standards, which fuelled the boom and contributed to the crisis, were others.
lax intellectual-property rights penalise cutting-edge research.
British Dictionary definitions for lax
lacking firmness; not strict
lacking precision or definition
(phonetics) (of a speech sound) pronounced with little muscular effort and consequently having relatively imprecise accuracy of articulation and little temporal duration. In English the vowel i in bit is lax
(of flower clusters) having loosely arranged parts
laxly, adverb laxity, laxness, noun
C14 (originally used with reference to the bowels): from Latin laxus loose
c.1400, "loose" (in ref. to bowels), from L. laxus "wide, loose, open," from PIE base *sleg- "to be slack, be languid" (cf. Gk. legein "to leave off, stop," lagos "hare," lit. "with drooping ears," lagnos "lustful, lascivious," lagaros "slack, hollow, shrunken;" L. languere "to be faint, weary," languidis "faint, weak, dull, sluggish, languid"). Of rules, discipline, etc., attested from mid-15c. Related: Laxity.