perfluorocarbon


per·fluo·ro·carbon

noun \pər-ˌflr-ō-ˈkär-bən, -ˌflr-\

Definition of PERFLUOROCARBON

:  any of various hydrocarbon derivatives in which all hydrogen atoms have been replaced with fluorine and that include blood substitutes used in emulsified form

First Known Use of PERFLUOROCARBON

1947

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