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elastic skin

elastic skin in Medicine

elastic skin n.
See Ehlers-Danlos syndrome.

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  • I may give one more example of the power of this elastic skin of water.

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  • So far I have given you no idea what force is exerted by this elastic skin of water.

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  • Her eyes were still red and swollen, but the soft, elastic skin had already regained its colouring.

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  • Her face is as pale as though there were not a single drop of blood left under her dull, elastic skin.

  • The surface molecules act as if they form an elastic skin or membrane upon the liquid surface.

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  • Let us therefore try another experiment to see whether in other ways water behaves as if it had an elastic skin.

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  • I think then I have now done enough to show that on the surface of water there is a kind of elastic skin.

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  • You now see that, owing to the elastic skin of a soap-bubble, the air inside is under pressure and will get out if it can.

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  • As I gradually increase the speed the oil tends to fly away in all directions, but the elastic skin retains it.

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