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Physical unit
Unit name Poise
Unit symbol
Physical quantity (s) dynamic viscosity
Formula symbol
system CGS system of units
In SI units
In CGS units
Named after Jean Léonard Marie Poiseuille
Derived from Centimeter , gram , second

The poise ( P ) is a non- legal unit of dynamic viscosity , named after the French physicist and doctor Jean Léonard Marie Poiseuille . The poise belongs to the CGS system of units and is defined as

The SI unit Pascal-Second (Pa · s) has been used in official and business transactions since 1978 . The conversion is:

Another unit of viscosity in Anglo-Saxon countries was the Reyn .