The study of the deformation and flow of matter.(noun)
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Use "rheology" in a sentence
"First, in a human blood rheology study, astaxanthin supplementation created significant improvement in capillary blood flow."
"At this point it requires some rheology of materials, but if the planet were rotating the bulge would remain pointing radially towards the star and the rotation would force the material to deform as it rotates."
"Other developments, including the elastic-viscous-plastic rheology , are helpful in acheiving high computational efficiency."