Pronunciation: (floor"u-plas'tik, flôr"-, flōr"-), [key]
any of the plastics, as Teflon, in which hydrogen atoms of the hydrocarbon chains are replaced by fluorine atoms. Also called fluor•o•pol•y•mer Pronunciation: (floor"u-pol'u-mur, flôr"-, flōr"-). [key]
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