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inelastic

 [in″e-las´tik]
lacking elasticity.

inelastic

(ĭn″ē-lăs′tĭk) [L. in-, not, + Gr. elastikos, elastic]
Not elastic.

inelastic

1. tissue lacking in elasticity.
2. in financial terms, lack of response in a variable, e.g. inelastic demand, when the demand for, say, veterinary services is not reduced by a downturn in the local economy.