acrylic resins


acrylic resins
a class of thermoplastic resins, ethylene derivatives containing a vinyl group, produced by polymerization of acrylic or methacrylic acid or their derivatives; used in a variety of medical and dental applications, including medical prostheses and instruments and dental restorations, prostheses, and appliances. They are also used as adsorbents in chromatography and as ion exchange resins.

Medical dictionary. 2011.