semiflexible

sem·i·flex·i·ble

 (sĕm′ē-flĕk′sə-bəl, sĕm′ī-)
adj.
Partially or somewhat flexible: semiflexible tubing.
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Investigation of pleural effusion: An evaluation of the new Olympus LTF semiflexible thoracofiberscope and comparison with Abram's needle biopsy.
Dentro del tipo de entrevista en profundidad se adopto la forma estandarizada abierta, de caracter semiflexible con un guion de preguntas que se hacen a todos los entrevistados, aunque no exactamente en el mismo orden (Taylor y Bogdan 2007).
We have a 1.9-mm semiflexible endoscope from MDS that we use to intubate rabbits and rodents and occasionally use for other quick endoscopic procedures.
In order to improve pavement performance and prolong the life of roads, semiflexible pavement concept has been proposed and studied.
The semiflexible shaft connects the electric motor with the shaft section, and the sliding bearing chock supports the rotor.
Peacock, "Investigation of pleural effusion: an evaluation of the new Olympus LTF semiflexible thoracofiberscope and comparison with Abram's needle biopsy," Chest, vol.
Butler, "Comparison of the static and dynamic properties of a semiflexible polymer using lattice boltzmann and brownian dynamics simulations," Physical Review E, vol.
For instance, it appears in the continuum description of the equilibrium Boltzmann weight of a semiflexible polymer chain [46].