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Gutta-Percha

"Gutta-Percha" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Coagulated exudate isolated from several species of the tropical tree Palaquium (Sapotaceae). It is the trans-isomer of natural rubber and is used as a filling and impression material in dentistry and orthopedics and as an insulator in electronics. It has also been used as a rubber substitute.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Gutta-Percha" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Gutta-Percha" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 5 publications over 4 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2000
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