rheopexy

noun

rheo·​pexy
ˈrēəˌpeksē
plural -es
: the accelerated gelation of a thixotropic sol brought about by jarring the containing vessel, by slow stirring, or by pouring

Word History

Etymology

rheo- + -pexy

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“Rheopexy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rheopexy. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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