elastic skin n.
See Ehlers-Danlos syndrome.
Her eyes were still red and swollen, but the soft, elastic skin had already regained its colouring.
I may give one more example of the power of this elastic skin of water.
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.
So far I have given you no idea what force is exerted by this elastic skin of water.
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.
Let us therefore try another experiment to see whether in other ways water behaves as if it had an elastic skin.
I think then I have now done enough to show that on the surface of water there is a kind of elastic skin.
As I gradually increase the speed the oil tends to fly away in all directions, but the elastic skin retains it.