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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

a·cryl·ic

(ă-kril'ik),
Denoting certain synthetic plastic resins derived from acrylic acid.
See also: acrylic resin.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

acrylic

A synthetic material used to make resins and plastics.
 
Dentistry
A plastic used to bond false teeth, retainers, and other dental appliances.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

acrylic

Dentistry A plastic used to bond false teeth, retainers, and other dental devices
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

a·cryl·ic

(ă-kril'ik)
Denoting certain synthetic plastic resins derived from acrylic acid.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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