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polyethylene

 [pol″e-eth´ĭ-lēn]
polymerized ethylene, (—CH2—CH2—)n, a synthetic plastic material, forms of which have been used in reparative surgery.
polyethylene glycol a polymer of ethylene oxide and water, available in liquid form (polyethylene glycol 300 or 400) or as waxy solids (polyethylene glycol 1540 or 4000), used in various pharmaceutical preparations as a water-soluble ointment base. Polyethylene glycol is also used as a laxative.

polyethylene glycol

n.
Any of a family of high molecular weight liquids and waxes that are condensation polymers of ethylene glycol, are soluble in water and in many organic solvents, and are used in detergents, cosmetics, and pharmaceuticals and as emulsifiers, lubricants, and plasticizers.

polyethylene glycol

a polymer of ethylene oxide and water, available in liquid form or as waxy solids used in various pharmaceutical preparations as a water-soluble ointment base. Polyethylene glycol is also used as a laxative.

polyethylene glycol

A substance used with other ingredients to be used as a laxative. Brand names are Klean-prep and Movicol.

polyethylene

polymerized ethylene (CH−CH2)n, a synthetic plastic material, forms of which have been used in reparative surgery.

polyethylene glycol
a polymer of ethylene oxide and water, available in liquid form (polyethylene glycol 300 or 400) or as waxy solids (polyethylene glycol 1540 or 4000), used in various pharmaceutical preparations as a water-soluble ointment base.
polyethylene glycol electrolyte solution
an osmotic solution used as a cathartic to empty the bowel in preparation for endoscopy. Abbreviated PEG. Called also GoLYTLEY.
polyethylene suture
one of the better monofilament fibers because of its good handling, low capillarity, high tensile strength and longevity in tissue. It has only moderate knot-holding capacity.
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11] and Ottewill [12] suggested that the adsorption of polyethylene oxide-polypropylene oxide- polyethylene oxide ABA copolymers (PE/F 103 and PE/F 108) which have the same size anchoring group but different ethylene oxide (EO) chain weights, is larger in molar terms for the polymer with low molecular weight EO chain, and suggested that the higher molecular weight EO chain crowded the surface and prevent further adsorption.
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du Pont de Nemours and Company has been granted a patent for an aqueous base lacquer composition comprising at least one polymer selected from the group consisting of linear polyethylene oxide homopolymers, branched polyethylene oxide homopolymers, linear polypropylene oxide homopolymers, branched polypropylene oxide homopolymers, linear polyethylene/polypropylene oxide copolymers with randomly distributed ethylene oxide and propylene oxide units, branched polyethylene/polypropylene oxide copolymers with randomly distributed ethylene oxide and propylene oxide units.
FzioMed's technology is based on the patented combination of two safe, absorbable medical polymers, carboxymethylcellulose and polyethylene oxide.
The polyelectrolyte can be polyethylene oxide, polyethylene succinate, polypropiolactone, polyethylene adipate, polypropylene oxide, polymethacrylic acid, polyacrylonitrile, polyphosphazene, or polyvinylidene fluoride.
The B block is a polyethylene oxide filled with a metal or metal oxide.

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