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Medical Term:

Bernoulli law

Pronunciation: ber-nu'le


when friction is negligible, the velocity of flow of a gas or fluid through a tube is inversely related to its pressure against the side of the tube; velocity is greatest and pressure lowest at a point of constriction.

Synonym(s): Bernoulli principle, Bernoulli theorem

[Daniel Bernoulli]

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