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nylon

(nī′lŏn)
A synthetic polymer that can be formed into fibers, lines, sutures, sheets, and fabrics. It is used in a variety of medical applications, including nonabsorbable sutures.

nylon

a long-chain polymer available in monofilament and multiple filament forms.
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