Polyvinyl Alcohol D011142

Related MeSH Hierarchy (5)

Chemicals and Drugs [D] » Organic Chemicals [D02] » Alcohols » Polyvinyl Alcohol

Chemicals and Drugs [D] » Organic Chemicals [D02] » Hydrocarbons » Hydrocarbons, Acyclic » Alkenes » Vinyl Compounds » Polyvinyls » Polyvinyl Alcohol

Chemicals and Drugs [D] » Macromolecular Substances [D05] » Polymers » Plastics » Polyvinyls » Polyvinyl Alcohol

Chemicals and Drugs [D] » Biomedical and Dental Materials [D25] » Polymers » Plastics » Polyvinyls » Polyvinyl Alcohol

Technology, Industry, and Agriculture [J] » Technology, Industry, and Agriculture [J01] » Manufactured Materials » Biomedical and Dental Materials » Polymers » Plastics » Polyvinyls » Polyvinyl Alcohol

Description

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.   MeSH

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