pseudoplastic

adjective

pseu·​do·​plastic
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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
pseudoplasticity
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noun

Word History

Etymology

pseud- + plastic

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“Pseudoplastic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pseudoplastic. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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