methacrylate resin


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meth·ac·ry·late res·in

a translucent plastic material, used for the manufacture of various medical appliances, surgical instruments, and seating components used in total joint replacement; it possesses the optic properties of fused quartz and is readily molded when heated; formerly used in electron microscopy for embedding tissues, now superseded by epoxy resins.

meth·ac·ry·late res·in

(methă-krilāt rezin)
Translucent plastic material, used to manufacture various medical appliances, surgical instruments, and seating components used in total joint replacement.
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