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perfluorocarbon

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noun per·fluo·ro·carbon \pər-ˌflȯr-ō-ˈkär-bən, -ˌflu̇r-\

Definition of perfluorocarbon

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



1947

First Known Use of perfluorocarbon

1947


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