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plasticity

 [plas-tis´ĭ-te]
the quality of being plastic, or capable of being molded.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

plas·tic·i·ty

(plas-tis'i-tē),
The capability of being formed or molded; the quality of being plastic.
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plasticity

(plăs-tĭs′ĭ-tē)
n.
The ability to change and adapt, especially the ability of the central nervous system to acquire alternative pathways for sensory perception or motor skills.
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plas·tic·i·ty

(plas-tis'i-tē)
The capability of being formed or molded; the quality of being plastic.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

plasticity

The ability of nervous system to be functionally modified as a result of repetitive activation. Thus the formation of functional links between the retina and the visual cortex in early infancy require the exercise of the visual function. If for any reason one eye is not used during the first six or seven years of life (the period of plasticity) that eye will remain effectively blind.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

plas·tic·i·ty

(plas-tis'i-tē)
Capability of being formed or molded; quality of being plastic.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012