thixotropic

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From Ancient Greek θίξις (thíxis, touch) +‎ -tropic.

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thixotropic (comparative more thixotropic, superlative most thixotropic)

  1. (chemistry, medicine, of a gel) Becoming a fluid when agitated but solid or semi-solid when allowed to stand.

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