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Polytetrafluoroethylene

"Polytetrafluoroethylene" 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.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Polytetrafluoroethylene" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Polytetrafluoroethylene" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 150 publications over 28 distinct years, with a maximum of 12 publications in 2008
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