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Polymethyl Methacrylate MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Polymethyl Methacrylate
Tree Number(s)
D02.241.081.069.800.550.500
D05.750.716.822.111.650.605.500
D25.720.716.822.111.650.605.500
J01.637.051.720.716.822.111.650.605.500
Unique ID
D019904
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019904
Scope Note
Polymerized methyl methacrylate monomers which are used as sheets, moulding, extrusion powders, surface coating resins, emulsion polymers, fibers, inks, and films (From International Labor Organization, 1983). This material is also used in tooth implants, bone cements, and hard corneal contact lenses.
Entry Term(s)
Acron
Acrylic Bone Cement
CMW Bone Cement
Implast
Kallocryl K
Lucite
Methyl Acrylic Plastic
PMMA
Palacos R
Palavit
Perspex
Plexiglas
Plexiglass
Poly(methyl methacrylate)
Polymethyl Methacrylate, Isostatic
Polymethyl Methacrylate, Simplex Opaque
Polymethyl Methacrylate, Surgical Simplex Bone Cement, Ammonium Salt
Polymethyl Methacrylate, Surgical Simplex P
Polymethyl Methacrylate, Syndiostatic
Polymethylmetacrylate
Polymethylmethacrylate
Sol
Superacryl
Pharm Action
Bone Cements
Vasodilator Agents
Antimutagenic Agents
Related Numbers
25188-97-0
25188-98-1
52441-54-0
55840-51-2
64924-61-4
9008-29-1
Previous Indexing
Methylmethacrylates (1974-1997)
Polymers (1974-1980)
Public MeSH Note
98; METHYLMETHACRYLATE (now POLYMETHYL METHACRYLATE) was indexed under METHYLMETHACRYLATES 1974-97 and POLYMERS 1974-80; for POLYMETHYLMETHACRYLATE see METHYLMETHACRYLATES 1981-97
History Note
98; use METHYLMETHACRYLATE (NM) 1977-97; for POLYMETHYLMETHACRYLATE use METHYLMETHACRYLATES 1981-97
Date Established
1998/01/01
Date of Entry
1997/06/20
Revision Date
2006/07/05
Polymethyl Methacrylate Preferred
Acrylic Bone Cement Related
Methyl Acrylic Plastic Related
Plexiglass Related
Polymethyl Methacrylate, Syndiostatic Narrower
Polymethyl Methacrylate, Isostatic Narrower
Polymethyl Methacrylate, Simplex Opaque Narrower
Polymethyl Methacrylate, Surgical Simplex P Narrower
Polymethyl Methacrylate, Surgical Simplex Bone Cement, Ammonium Salt Narrower
Superacryl Narrower
Sol Narrower
Plexiglas Narrower
Perspex Narrower
Palavit Narrower
Palacos R Narrower
Lucite Narrower
Kallocryl K Narrower
Implast Narrower
CMW Bone Cement Narrower
Acron Narrower
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