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Deformation a change from the normal size or shape. Also called deformity. A deformation can be present at birth... Read More

Fundamentals of Biomechanics: Equilibrium, Motion, and Deformation

Fundamentals of Biomechanics: Equilibrium, Motion, and Deformation  ... Read More


Viscosity refers to the state or condition of being viscous. It is measured as a physical property of a fluid. As a physical... Read More


Tissue Definition What is tissue in the body? The body tissue is an aggregation of cells that function together and have a... Read More


yield strength The amount of stress at which a permanent (plastic) deformation in a component becomes measurable (usually... Read More


Deformity a permanent structural deviation from the normal shape or size, resulting in disfigurement; may be congenital or... Read More

Cell membrane

Definition noun plural: cell membranes ˈmembɹeɪn The cell’s outer membrane made up of a two layers of phospholipids... Read More


Gel jelly like material formed by the coagulation of a colloidal liquid. Many gels have a fibrous matrix and fluid filled... Read More


Definition noun, plural: proteoglycans A macromolecule that has a core protein attached covalently to one or more... Read More


Definition noun A condition wherein the eye(s) is/are characteristically smaller than the usual as a result of a disease or... Read More