electrostriction

noun
elec·​tro·​stric·​tion | \ -ˈstrik-shən How to pronounce electrostriction (audio) \

Medical Definition of electrostriction

: deformation of a dielectric body as the result of an applied electric field

Other Words from electrostriction

electrostrictive \ -​ˈstrik-​tiv How to pronounce electrostriction (audio) \ adjective

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“Electrostriction.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/electrostriction. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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