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Medical Term:

thermodynamics

Pronunciation: ther'mo-di-nam'iks

Definition

  1. The branch of physicochemical science concerned with heat and energy and their conversions one into the other involving mechanical work.
  2. The study of the flow of heat.

[thermo- + G. dynamis, force]

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