polymethyl methacrylate


poly·meth·yl methacrylate

noun \ˈpä-lē-ˌme-thəl-\

Definition of POLYMETHYL METHACRYLATE

:  a thermoplastic resin of polymerized methyl methacrylate which is characterized by its optical clarity

First Known Use of POLYMETHYL METHACRYLATE

1936

poly·meth·yl methacrylate

noun \ˈpäl-i-ˌmeth-əl-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of POLYMETHYL METHACRYLATE

: a thermoplastic resin of polymerized methyl methacrylate that is used especially in hard contact lenses and in prostheses to replace bone

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