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pol·y·vi·nyl

(pol'ē-vī'nal),
Referring to a compound containing a number of vinyl groups in polymerized form.

polyvinyl

/poly·vi·nyl/ (-vi´nil) a polymerization product of a monomeric vinyl compound.
polyvinyl alcohol  see under alcohol.
polyvinyl chloride  a tasteless, odorless, clear, hard resin formed by the polymerization of vinyl chloride; its uses include packaging, clothing, and insulating pipes and wires. Workers in its manufacture are at risk because of the toxicity of vinyl chloride.

polyvinyl

a polymer of a normally monomeric compound, e.g. vinyl chloride.

polyvinyl alcohol technique
a method of fixation and preservation of feces for later examination.
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Polyvinyl siloxanes show the smallest dimensional changes on setting of all the elastomeric impression materials.
The National Vinyl Institute disputes increasing safety concerns about polyvinyl chloride and points out that the product has been used for at least 50 years.
Vinyl chloride, a colorless, flammable gas and a known carcinogen, is a component in the manufacturing of polyvinyl chloride.
Demand for polyvinyl chloride pipe and fittings will increase to 6.
We analyzed the course of disease in workers involved in the manufacture and processing of polyvinyl chloride who had been exposed to high doses of vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) and who were treated at the Clinical Hospital in Split, Croatia, from 1987 to 1996.
said Wednesday they will have a Philippines-based joint venture boost its output capacity for polyvinyl chloride-based resins in view of a prospective resurgence in demand.
Allentown, PA, has published a new brochure highlighting its line of Airvol polyvinyl alcohol, which is useful for applications including inks, coatings, adhesives and textiles.
The sale is part of Sekisui Chemical's move to rationalize the production of polyvinyl pipes by concentrating it in Japan.
When mixed in a roughly 3:1 ratio with any of a wide variety of commercial polymers, including Plexiglas and polyvinyl chloride, the additive -- triphenyl bismuth -- makes the composite as X-ray-visible as aluminum, Smid says.