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polyacrylamide

noun poly·acryl·amide \ˌpä-lē-ə-ˈkri-lə-ˌmīd\

Definition of POLYACRYLAMIDE

:  a polyamide of acrylic acid

First Known Use of POLYACRYLAMIDE

1944

polyacrylamide

noun poly·acryl·amide \ˌpäl-ē-ə-ˈkril-ə-ˌmīd\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of POLYACRYLAMIDE

:  a polyamide polymer (−CH2CHCONH2−)x derived from acrylic acid

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