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au·to·pol·y·mer res·in

, autopolymerizing resin
any resin that can be polymerized by chemical catalysis rather than by the application of heat or light; used in dentistry for dental restoration, denture repair, and impression trays.

activated resin

au·to·pol·y·mer res·in

, autopolymerizing resin (aw'to-pol'i-mĕr rez'in, aw'tō-pol'i-mĕr-īz-ing)
Any resin that can be polymerized by chemical catalysis rather than by application of heat or light; used in dentistry for dental restoration, denture repair, and impression trays.
Synonym(s): activated resin, cold cure resin, self-curing resin.
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