Reynold's number

Reynold's number
A constant without dimensions that relates the inertial and viscous drag acting to hinder a body moving through fluid medium. For cells the Reynold\'s number is very small; viscous drag is dominant, and inertial resistance can be neglected.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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