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semifluid

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adjective semi·flu·id \-ˈflü-əd\

Definition of semifluid

  1. :  having the qualities of both a fluid and a solid :  viscous <fluid and semifluid lubricants>

semifluid noun


Circa 1735

First Known Use of semifluid

circa 1735


Medical Dictionary

semifluid

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adjective semi·flu·id \-ˈflü-əd\

Medical Definition of semifluid

  1. :  having the qualities of both a fluid and a solid :  viscous

semifluid noun



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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "semifluid"


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