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elasticity

 [e″las-tis´ĭ-te]
the quality of being elastic.

e·las·tic·i·ty

(ē-las-tis'i-tē),
The quality or condition of being elastic.

elasticity

[i′lastis′itē]
the ability of tissue to regain its original shape and size after being stretched, squeezed, or otherwise deformed. Muscle tissue is generally regarded as elastic because it is able to change size and shape and return to its original condition.

e·las·tic·i·ty

(ĕ-las-tis'i-tē)
The quality or condition of being elastic.

elasticity

the ability of a material to be compressed or stretched, and to return to its original state.

elastic

; elasticity property of returning to original shape and size (i.e. recoil) following distortion by applied force (e.g. compression or tension)

elasticity,

n the ability of a tissue that has been strained or otherwise deformed to return to its original shape.

e·las·tic·i·ty

(ĕ-las-tis'i-tē)
Quality of being able to expand and contract.

elasticity

(ilastis´itē),
n the quality or condition of being elastic.
elasticity, modulus of,
n (Young's modulus) a measurement of elasticity obtained by dividing stress below the proportional limit by its corresponding strain value. A measure of stiffness.

elasticity

the quality of being elastic.

demand elasticity
see demand elasticity.
blood vessel elasticity
a composite value of the combined elasticities of the smooth muscle, collagen and elastin of which the walls are composed.
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