1. elastic modulus (physics) the ratio of the applied stress to the change in shape of an elastic body
  2. elastic tissue connective tissue consisting chiefly of elastic fibers found in the dermis of the skin and in the walls of veins and arteries and in some tendons and ligaments
  3. altocumulus a cumulus cloud at an intermediate altitude of 2 or 3 miles
  4. Blastocladiales fungi that carry out asexual reproduction by thick-walled resting spores that produce zoospores upon germination; sometimes placed in class Oomycetes
  5. elastic device any flexible device that will return to its original shape when stretched
  6. acoustic meatus either of the passages in the outer ear from the auricle to the tympanic membrane
  7. stimulus any information or event that acts to arouse action
  8. Tulostomatales an order of fungi belonging to the class Gasteromycetes
  9. bulk modulus the ratio of the change in pressure acting on a volume to the fractional change in volume
  10. holistic medicine medical care of the whole person considered as subject to personal and social as well as organic factors
  11. anastigmatic lens a lens designed to correct astigmatism
  12. ballistic pendulum a physical pendulum consisting of a large mass suspended from a rod; when it is struck by a projectile its displacement is used to measure the projectile's velocity
  13. acoustic modem a modem that converts electrical signals to telephone tones and back again
  14. cheoplastic metal any alloy that fuses at low temperatures and can be used molding artificial teeth
  15. cleistogamous exhibiting or relating to cleistogamy
  16. acoustic impedance opposition to the flow of sound through a surface
  17. elasticized made with strands or inserts of elastic
  18. astigmatism impaired eyesight common in nearsighted people
  19. elasticised made with strands or inserts of elastic
  20. ballistic missile a missile that is guided in the first part of its flight but falls freely as it approaches target