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Descriptor in English: Rheology
Descriptor in Spanish: Reología
Descriptor in Portuguese: Reologia
Descriptor in French: Rhéologie
Entry term(s): Flowmetry
Velocimetries
Velocimetry
Tree number(s): E05.830
H01.671.808
Scope note: The study of the deformation and flow of matter, usually liquids or fluids, and of the plastic flow of solids. The concept covers consistency, dilatancy, liquefaction, resistance to flow, shearing, thixotrophy, and VISCOSITY.
Annotation: for non-plethysmographic rheography: for plethysmographic rheology, index under PLETHYSMOGRAPHY or its specifics
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
DE drug effects
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
RE radiation effects
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
History Note: 1966(1964)
See also the descriptors: Microfluidics MeSH
DeCS UI: 12623
Descriptor UI: D012212
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Rheology - Preferred
Concept UI M0019006
Scope note The study of the deformation and flow of matter, usually liquids or fluids, and of the plastic flow of solids. The concept covers consistency, dilatancy, liquefaction, resistance to flow, shearing, thixotrophy, and VISCOSITY.
Preferred term Rheology
Velocimetry - Narrower
Concept UI M0019008
Preferred term Velocimetry
Entry term(s) Velocimetries
Flowmetry - Narrower
Concept UI M0019007
Preferred term Flowmetry



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