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Polyvinyl Alcohol

"Polyvinyl Alcohol" 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.

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A polymer prepared from polyvinyl acetates by replacement of the acetate groups with hydroxyl groups. It is used as a pharmaceutic aid and ophthalmic lubricant as well as in the manufacture of surface coatings artificial sponges, cosmetics, and other products.


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Bar chart showing 4 publications over 4 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 2003 and 2009 and 2011 and 2012
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