Definition of rheopexy in English:

rheopexy

noun

Chemistry Physics
  • The property, possessed by some sols, of undergoing accelerated gelation when subjected to gentle mechanical agitation.

Origin

1930s. From rheo- + ancient Greek πῆξις fixing, putting together + -y.

Pronunciation

rheopexy

/ˈriːə(ʊ)pɛksi/