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Polyvinyl Chloride

"Polyvinyl Chloride" 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.

A polyvinyl resin used extensively in the manufacture of plastics, including medical devices, tubing, and other packaging. It is also used as a rubber substitute.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Polyvinyl Chloride" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Polyvinyl Chloride" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 15 publications over 12 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 1994
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.