viscoelastic

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adjective vis·co·elas·tic \ˌvis-kō-ə-ˈlas-tik\

Definition of viscoelastic

  1. :  having appreciable and conjoint viscous and elastic properties <such viscoelastic materials as asphalt>; also :  constituting or relating to the state of viscoelastic materials <viscoelastic data> <viscoelastic properties>

viscoelasticity

play \-ˌlas-ˈti-sə-tē, -ˈtis-tē\ noun

Origin and Etymology of viscoelastic

viscous + -o- + elastic


First Known Use: 1935


Medical Dictionary

viscoelastic

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adjective vis·co·elas·tic \ˌvis-kō-ə-ˈlas-tik\

Medical Definition of viscoelastic

  1. :  having appreciable and conjoint viscous and elastic properties; also :  constituting or relating to the state of viscoelastic materials <viscoelastic properties>

viscoelasticity

\-ˌlas-ˈtis-ət-ē, -ˈtis-tē\play noun plural

viscoelasticities


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