Medical Term: 910, Polyglactin | Polyglactin 910 defined

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What is 910, Polyglactin | Polyglactin 910?


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Term Definition: A polyester used for absorbable sutures & surgical mesh, especially in ophthalmic surgery. 2-Hydroxy-propanoic acid polymer with polymerized hydroxyacetic acid, which forms 3,6-dimethyl-1,4-dioxane-dione polymer with 1,4-dioxane-2,5-dione copolymer of molecular weight about 80,000 daltons.


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