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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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