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polystyrene

 [pol″e-sti´rēn]
the resin produced by polymerization of styrol, a clear resin of the thermoplastic type, used in the construction of denture bases.

polystyrene

/poly·sty·rene/ (-sti´rēn) the resin produced by polymerization of styrol, a clear resin of the thermoplastic type, used in the construction of denture bases.

polystyrene (pol´ēstī´rēn),

n a polymer of styrene, which is a derivative of ethylene; often one of the resins present in materials designed for denture construction by the injection molding technique.

polystyrene

the resin produced by polymerization of styrol, a clear resin of the thermoplastic type.

sodium polystyrene sulfonate
a potassium exchange resin that may be administered orally or rectally in the treatment of hyperkalemia.
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