January 2005
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1704
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A definition of the term "poise" is presented. It refers to the unit of viscosity, the tangential shearing force required to be applied to an area of 1cm 2 between two parallel planes of 1cm 2 in area and 1cm apart in order to produce a velocity of flow of the liquid.


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