methacrylic acid(redirected from methylacrylic 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)
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.