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Polytetrafluoroethylene

Introduction: Polytetrafluoroethylene

Description of Polytetrafluoroethylene

Polytetrafluoroethylene: Homopolymer of tetrafluoroethylene. Nonflammable, tough, inert plastic tubing or sheeting; used to line vessels, insulate, protect or lubricate apparatus; also as filter, coating for surgical implants or as prosthetic material. Synonyms: Fluoroflex; Fluoroplast; Ftoroplast; Halon; Polyfene; PTFE; Tetron.
Source: MeSH 2007

Terms associated with Polytetrafluoroethylene:

Terms Similar to Polytetrafluoroethylene:

  • FEP
  • Fluon
  • Politef
  • Polytef
  • TFE
  • Teflon

Source - MeSH 2007

More specific terms for Polytetrafluoroethylene:

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Polytetrafluoroethylene

Source - MeSH 2007

Hierarchical classifications of Polytetrafluoroethylene

The following list attempts to classify Polytetrafluoroethylene into categories where each line is subset of the next.

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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