Pronunciation: rez'in, roz'
- An amorphous, brittle substance consisting of the hardened secretion of various plants, probably derived from a volatile oil and similar to a stearoptene.
- A precipitate formed by the addition of water to certain tinctures.
- A broad term used to indicate organic substances (often polymeric) insoluble in water; the monomer's subunits are named according to their chemical composition, physical structure, and means of activation or curing, acrylic resin, autopolymer resin.
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Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.