tetrafluoroethylene

noun
tet·​ra·​flu·​or·​o·​eth·​yl·​ene | \ ˌte-trə-ˌflu̇(-ə)r-ō-ˈeth-ə-ˌlēn How to pronounce tetrafluoroethylene (audio) \

Medical Definition of tetrafluoroethylene

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

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“Tetrafluoroethylene.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/tetrafluoroethylene. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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