PVC


abbreviation for

polyvinyl chloride; a synthetic thermoplastic material made by polymerizing vinyl chloride. The properties depend on the added plasticizer. The flexible forms are used in hosepipes, insulation, shoes, garments, etc. Rigid PVC is used for moulded articles

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Medical definitions for PVC

PVC

abbr.

polyvinyl chloride
premature ventricular contraction
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Scientific definitions for PVC

PVC

See polyvinyl chloride.
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