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  • noun Plural form of tightness.


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  • One problem with taking sugar foods within 60 minutes prior to exercise is the parallel meridian of blood insulin tightnesses which subdues fat exercise during work out and gains the using up of valuable stored muscle glycogen energy.

    Eat Like An Athlete | 2010

  • As Frank got to his feet, stretching out the tightnesses in his joints, scratching the 7Up crystals on his head, Balim said, “You might be interested in who has brought us this opportunity.”

    Kahawa Westlake, Donald E. 1982

  • In some cases there are many more strictures (even to the number of six or seven) situated in various parts of the urethra; and it is observed that when one stricture exists, other slight tightnesses in different parts of the canal frequently attend it.

    Surgical Anatomy Joseph Maclise


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