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Related to methacrylate: polymethyl methacrylate, Methyl acrylate, ethyl methacrylate, Methyl Methacrylate Monomer
a thermoplastic material used for denture bases and as an embedding material for electron microscopy.
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polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA)
Polymerized methyl methacrylate forming a light transparent thermoplastic material used in the manufacture of some spectacle lenses and formerly hard contact lenses. See modulus of elasticity; plastic spectacle frame.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann
meth·yl meth·ac·ry·late(methil methă-krilāt)
Thermoplastic material used for denture bases and as an embedding material for electron microscopy.
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