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autopolymer resin

 

Definition: any resin that can be polymerized by chemical catalysis rather than by the application of heat or light; used in dentistry for dental restoration, denture repair, and impression trays.

Synonym(s): activated resin, cold cure resin, cold-curing resin, quick cure resin, self-curing resin

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