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acrylic

 [ah-kril´ik]
pertaining to polymers of acrylic acid, methacrylic acid, or acrylonitrile, such as acrylic resins used in making dental restorations, prostheses, and appliances.

a·cryl·ic

(ă-kril'ik),
Denoting certain synthetic plastic resins derived from acrylic acid.
See also: acrylic resin.

acrylic

A synthetic material used to make resins and plastics.
 
Dentistry
A plastic used to bond false teeth, retainers, and other dental appliances.

acrylic

Dentistry A plastic used to bond false teeth, retainers, and other dental devices

a·cryl·ic

(ă-kril'ik)
Denoting certain synthetic plastic resins derived from acrylic acid.
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Cyro Industries, in Rockaway, N.J., has introduced medical-grade acrylic compounds for thin-wall molding and extrusion, as well as an anti-static grade for electronic parts, devices used in clean rooms, and household appliances.
A pair of new rubber-modified acrylic compounds designed for high-clarity medical packaging and molded parts was brought out by Cyro Industries, Mt.
Arlington, N.J., appears to share similar development goals for its Acrylite acrylic compounds. A company spokesman said Cyro's initial emphasis for new material development during the next 10 years will be research into acrylic/polycarbonate alloys.