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"Silicones" 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 broad family of synthetic organosiloxane polymers containing a repeating silicon-oxygen backbone with organic side groups attached via carbon-silicon bonds. Depending on their structure, they are classified as liquids, gels, and elastomers. (From Merck Index, 12th ed)

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Silicones" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Silicones" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 129 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 12 publications in 1996
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