pseudoplastic

adjective
pseu·​do·​plastic | \ "+\

Definition of pseudoplastic

1 : lacking the capacity for major modification or evolutionary differentiation — compare euryplastic, stenoplastic
2 : characterized by or being flow in which the rate of flow (as of solutions of rubber or gelatinous substances) increases faster than normally in relation to the shearing stress

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Other Words from pseudoplastic

pseudoplasticity \ "+ \ noun

History and Etymology for pseudoplastic

pseud- + plastic

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