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rheology

[ree-ol-uh-jee]
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noun
  1. the study of the deformation and flow of matter.
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Origin of rheology

First recorded in 1925–30; rheo- + -logy
Related formsrhe·o·log·ic [ree-uh-loj-ik] /ˌri əˈlɒdʒ ɪk/, rhe·o·log·i·cal, adjectiverhe·ol·o·gist, noun
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rheology

noun
  1. the branch of physics concerned with the flow and change of shape of matter
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Derived Formsrheological (ˌriːəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjectiverheologist, 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

(rē-ŏlə-jē)
n.
  1. The study of the deformation and flow of matter.
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Related formsrhe′o•logi•cal (rē′ə-lŏjĭ-kəl) adj.rhe′o•logi•cal•ly adv.
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