cyanoacrylate


cy·a·no·ac·ry·late

noun \ˌsī-ə-nō-ˈa-krə-ˌlāt, sī-ˌa-nō-\

Definition of CYANOACRYLATE

:  any of several liquid acrylate monomers that readily polymerize as anions and are used as adhesives in industry and in closing wounds in surgery

First Known Use of CYANOACRYLATE

1963

cy·a·no·ac·ry·late

noun \ˌsī-ə-nō-ˈak-rə-ˌlāt, sī-ˌan-ō-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CYANOACRYLATE

: any of several liquid acrylate monomers that readily polymerize as anions and are used as adhesives in industry and in medicine on living tissue to close wounds in surgery

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