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polymethyl methacrylate

/poly·meth·yl meth·ac·ryl·ate/ (pol″e-meth´il meth-ak´ril-āt) a thermoplastic acrylic resin formed by polymerization of methyl methacrylate. Abbreviated PMMA. Written also polymethylmethacrylate.

polymethylmethacrylate

, polymethyl methacrylate (pol′ē-meth′ĭl-meth″ak′rĭ-lāt″) [ poly- + methyl + methacryl(ic acid) + -ate],

PMMA

C5H8O2, a transparent, colorless acrylic polymer. It is used in optics and ophthalmology to make intraocular lenses for cataract surgery, in dentistry as a denture base material, in cosmetic surgery as a soft-tissue filler, and in the fabrication of dialysis membranes with high biocompatibility.

polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA)

Polymerized methyl methacrylate forming a light transparent thermoplastic material used in the manufacture of some spectacle lenses and formerly hard contact lenses. See modulus of elasticity; plastic spectacle frame.
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