planum pla·num (plā’nəm) n. pl. pla·na (-nə) A plane or flat surface.
[plas-tiks] /ˈplæs tɪks/ adjective 1. of or relating to a or : a plastics firm; plastics research. [plas-tik] /ˈplæs tɪk/ noun 1. Often, plastics. any of a group of synthetic or natural organic materials that may be shaped when soft and then hardened, including many types of resins, resinoids, polymers, cellulose derivatives, casein materials, and […]
- Plastic strain
plastic strain Strain in which the distorted body does not return to its original size and shape after the deforming force has been removed. See more at strain.
noun 1. the branch of surgery dealing with the repair or replacement of malformed, injured, or lost organs or tissues of the body, chiefly by the transplant of living tissues. noun 1. the branch of surgery concerned with therapeutic or cosmetic repair or re-formation of missing, injured, or malformed tissues or parts Also called anaplasty […]