from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In physics, an amount of force equal to 1,000 dynes.


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  • “Begin a twenty-kilodyne burst,” the Doctor ordered.

    Flashback Brannon Braga 1996

  • Program a fifty-kilodyne burst … five-second duration.

    Flashback Brannon Braga 1996

  • Cells derived in this manner retain multipotency and generate neurons, astrocytes, and oligodendrocytes severe combined immunodeficient (NOD-scid) mice that received either a 50 or 60 kilodyne (kd) contusion SCI, followed by hCNS-SCns transplantation 9 days post-injury (dpi) [1].

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