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hydrodynamic

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adjective hy·dro·dy·nam·ic \-dī-ˈna-mik\

Definition of hydrodynamic

  1. :  of, relating to, or involving principles of hydrodynamics

hydrodynamically

play \-mi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


Variants of hydrodynamic

also

hydrodynamical

play \-mi-kəl\

Origin and Etymology of hydrodynamic

New Latin hydrodynamicus, from hydr- + dynamicus dynamic


First Known Use: circa 1828


Medical Dictionary

hydrodynamic

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adjective hy·dro·dy·nam·ic \-dī-ˈnam-ik\

Medical Definition of hydrodynamic

  1. :  of, relating to, or involving principles of hydrodynamics



Variants of hydrodynamic

also

hydrodynamical

\-i-kəl\play

Learn More about hydrodynamic

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of hydrodynamic


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