cyanoacrylate

noun cy·a·no·ac·ry·late \ 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


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cyanoacrylate

noun cy·a·no·ac·ry·late \ ˌsī-ə-nō-ˈak-rə-ˌlāt, sī-ˌan-ō- \

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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