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What does friability of the ileocecal valve mean?

People with Crohn's disease suffer from inflammation of the colon and small intestine. The ileocecal valve is between these two structures and is sometimes affected. Friability refers to how much of the valve tissue has degenerated as a result of… Full Answer

Can friable rock burn easily?

It depends, really. A rock's friability is the ability of a rock to easily be broken into smaller pieces(easy in the sense of hitting it with your hand). Whether or not a rock can burn is based more off of… Full Answer