TITLE

silicone

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1999
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "silicone" is presented. It refers to an organic compound in which all or part of carbon has been replaced by silicon. It may be any of a group of polymeric organic silicon compounds which are used in adhesives, lubricants, synthetic rubber, and prostheses.
ACCESSION #
21245698

 

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