Plastic force

(Physiol.) the force which presumably acts in the growth and repair of the tissues.
- Shak.
(Physiol.) See under Force.

See also: Force, Plastic

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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After the initial yield, the plastic force has a linear relationship with displacement, which is given by Thornton and Ning [21]:
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