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Elastic

Definition(s)

1: a) Of a solid: capable of recovering size and shape after deformation. b) Of a liquid: capable of resisting compression. c) Of a gas: capable of indefinite expansion. 2: Capable of being easily stretched or expanded and resuming former shape.

Definition from: Merriam-Webster's Medical DictionaryThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. by Merriam-Webster Inc.

See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

 
Published: December 16, 2014