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Polyglycolic Acid MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Polyglycolic Acid
Tree Number(s)
D05.750.728.780
D25.720.728.780
J01.637.051.720.728.780
Unique ID
D011100
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011100
Scope Note
A biocompatible polymer used as a surgical suture material.
Entry Term(s)
Biofix
Dexon (Polyester)
Dexon-S
Polyglycolide
Registry Number
26009-03-0
CAS Type 1 Name
Poly(oxy(1-oxo-1,2-ethanediyl))
Previous Indexing
Glycolates (1966-1972)
Public MeSH Note
73
History Note
73
Date Established
1973/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2006/07/05
Polyglycolic Acid Preferred
Dexon (Polyester) Related
Dexon-S Related
Biofix Narrower
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