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permeability

 [per″me-ah-bil´ĭ-te]
the property or state of being permeable.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

per·me·a·bil·i·ty

(per'mē-ă-bil'i-tē),
The property of being permeable.
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per·me·a·bil·i·ty

(pĕr'mē-ă-bil'i-tē)
The property of being permeable.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

per·me·a·bil·i·ty

(pĕr'mē-ă-bil'i-tē)
The property of being penetrable.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Calado and Advani [29] proposed an analytical model to predict the contribution of each fabric layer to the average permeability. However, the model does not consider hybrid preforms with fiber types of different specific masses, fiber volume fractions (fabric porosity), and tortuosity effects.
where: D is permeability damage rate; [K.sub.i] is the permeability at the first pressure [P.sub.i] in the experiment; K is the permeability at a certain pressure P in the experiment.
Figure 2 shows that the changes of sandstone permeability with confining pressure at different heating temperatures.
The mechanism of gas injection technology to improve permeability is mainly based on the different adsorption capacities of C[H.sub.4], C[O.sub.2], [N.sub.2], and other gases.
The permeability tests were carried out in a room with the temperature of 21 [+ or -] 1[degrees]C, using Darcy's Law to determine the permeability coefficient from daily readings (Head, 1982).
Video 2: spatiotemporal vascular rupture induced vascular permeability increase.
By applying Darcy's and Poiseuille's Laws, a relationship between porosity and permeability can be derived as the following equation:
Intense, endurance exercise, such as running in the heat, is associated with greater gut permeability. Try gardening, nature walks, or pilates instead.
For Knudsen numbers greater than 0.01, an effective permeability must be computed to compensate for the Knudsen diffusion and/or the slippage flow.