methacrylic acid

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meth·a·cryl·ic ac·id

(meth'ă-kril'ik as'id),
A chemical in oil from Roman camomile; used in the manufacture of methacrylate resins and plastics.
Synonym(s): methylacrylic acid

methacrylic acid

/meth·a·cryl·ic ac·id/ (meth″ah-kril´ik) an organic acid that polymerizes easily to form a ceramic-like mass. Its esters, methyl and polymethyl methacrylate, are used in the manufacture of acrylic resins and plastics.

methacrylic acid (MAA)

[meth′əkril′ik]
an organic acid obtained from Roman chamomile oil that polymerizes into a ceramic-like mass. The methyl ester of methacrylic acid is used in medical and dental products such as enamel sealants. A copolymer is used in tablet coatings.

meth·a·cryl·ic ac·id

(meth'ă-kril'ik as'id)
A chemical in oil made from Roman camomile; used to manufacture resins and plastics.