rheopexy

noun
rheo·​pexy | \ ˈrēəˌpeksē \
plural -es

Definition of rheopexy

: the accelerated gelation of a thixotropic sol brought about by jarring the containing vessel, by slow stirring, or by pouring

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History and Etymology for rheopexy

rheo- + -pexy

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“Rheopexy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rheopexy. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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