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Medical Term:

piezoelectricity

Pronunciation: pi'e-zo-e'lek-tris'i-te

Definition: Electric currents generated by pressure on certain crystals, quartz, mica, calcite.

[G. piezo, to press, squeeze, + electricity]

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