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microstrain

Pronunciation: mi'kro-stran

Definition: This technique of digital stereoimaging is used to measure the microstructural strain (also known as microstrain) fields in cortical bone. The measurement of microstrains is made by comparing images acquired from a specimen at two distinct stress states.

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