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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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