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momentum

 [mo-men´tum]
the quantity of motion; the product of mass by velocity.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

mo·men·tum

(mō-men'tŭm)
The tendency of an object in motion to continue in motion.
[L., abridgment of movimentum, movement]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

mo·men·tum

(mō-men'tŭm)
The tendency of an object in motion to continue in motion.
[L., abridgment of movimentum, movement]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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