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rheology

[ree-ol-uh-jee] /riˈɒl ə dʒi/
noun
1.
the study of the deformation and flow of matter.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; rheo- + -logy
Related forms
rheologic
[ree-uh-loj-ik] /ˌri əˈlɒdʒ ɪk/ (Show IPA),
rheological, adjective
rheologist, noun
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  • His research interests include polymer fluid mechanics, rheology of complex materials and energy.
British Dictionary definitions for rheology

rheology

/rɪˈɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the branch of physics concerned with the flow and change of shape of matter
Derived Forms
rheological (ˌriːəˈlɒdʒɪkəl) adjective
rheologist, noun
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Word Origin and History for rheology
n.

1929, from French rhéologie; see from rheo- + -logy. Related: Rheologist; rheological.

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rheology in Medicine

rheology rhe·ol·o·gy (rē-ŏl'ə-jē)
n.
The study of the deformation and flow of matter.


rhe'o·log'i·cal (rē'ə-lŏj'ĭ-kəl) adj.
rhe'o·log'i·cal·ly adv.
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