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a multifilament strand of synthetic polymer.
the film on which the photographic emulsion is added to make an x-ray plate.
see surgical mesh.
a multifilament strand, Dacron impregnated or coated with Teflon, silicone or polybutylate used as nonabsorbable sutures. Their virtue is their strength, their disadvantage the difficulty encountered in tying a knot that holds.