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Medical Term:

Bingham plastic

Pronunciation: bing'am

Definition: a material that, in the idealized case, does not flow until a critical stress (yield stress) is exceeded, and then flows at a rate proportional to the excess of stress over the yield stress; real materials probably only approach this ideal model.

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