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tetrafluoroethylene

noun tet·ra·flu·or·o·eth·yl·ene \ ˌte-trə-ˌflu̇(-ə)r-ō-ˈeth-ə-ˌlēn \

medical Definition of tetrafluoroethylene

: a flammable gaseous fluorocarbon CF2=CF2 used in making polytetrafluoroethylene resins

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