polymethyl methacrylate

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noun poly·meth·yl methacrylate \ˈpä-lē-ˌme-thəl-\

Definition of polymethyl methacrylate

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

First Known Use of polymethyl methacrylate

1936


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polymethyl methacrylate

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noun poly·meth·yl methacrylate \ˈpäl-i-ˌmeth-əl-\

Medical Definition of polymethyl methacrylate

  1. :  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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