shape memory alloy

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shape memory alloy

[′shāp ¦mem·rē ′al‚ȯi]
(metallurgy)
An alloy that, after being deformed, can recover its original shape when it is heated.
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Case Western Reserve University, Effect of Gamma Radiation on the Functional Fatigue Life of Cortical Bone Grafts.
Kinetic, kinematic and electromyographic data were collected before and after a functional fatigue protocol.
1999a) and only one of them (Madigan and Pidcoe, 2003) has used a functional fatigue protocol consisting of tasks that mimic sports activities such as squat and jumping.

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