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Descriptor English: Polymethacrylic Acids
Descriptor Spanish: Ácidos Polimetacrílicos
Descriptor Portuguese: Ácidos Polimetacrílicos
Descriptor French: Poly(acides méthacryliques)
Entry term(s): Acid Polymers, Methacrylic
Acids, Polymethacrylic
Methacrylic Acid Polymers
Polymers, Methacrylic Acid
Tree number(s): D02.241.081.069.800
D05.750.716.822.111.650
D25.720.716.822.111.650
J01.637.051.720.716.822.111.650
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011109
Scope note: Poly-2-methylpropenoic acids. Used in the manufacture of methacrylate resins and plastics in the form of pellets and granules, as absorbent for biological materials and as filters; also as biological membranes and as hydrogens. Synonyms: methylacrylate polymer; poly(methylacrylate); acrylic acid methyl ester polymer.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
Previous Indexing: Acrylates (1966-1974)
Polymers (1966-1974)
Public MeSH Note: 81; was see under ACRYLIC RESINS 1975-80; POLYHYDROXYETHYL METHACRYLATE was see under ACRYLIC RESINS 1978-80
History Note: 81(75); was see under ACRYLIC RESINS 1975-80
DeCS ID: 11546
Unique ID: D011109
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Date Established: 1981/01/01
Date of Entry: 1974/11/19
Revision Date: 2006/07/05
Polymethacrylic Acids - Preferred
Concept UI M0017209
Scope note Poly-2-methylpropenoic acids. Used in the manufacture of methacrylate resins and plastics in the form of pellets and granules, as absorbent for biological materials and as filters; also as biological membranes and as hydrogens. Synonyms: methylacrylate polymer; poly(methylacrylate); acrylic acid methyl ester polymer.
Preferred term Polymethacrylic Acids
Entry term(s) Acid Polymers, Methacrylic
Acids, Polymethacrylic
Methacrylic Acid Polymers
Polymers, Methacrylic Acid



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