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 (sī′ə-nō-ăk′rə-lāt′, sī-ăn′ō-)
An adhesive substance with an acrylate base that is used in industry and medicine.


(Elements & Compounds) a substance with an acrylate base, usually sold in the form of a quick-setting highly adhesive glue


(ˌsaɪ ə noʊˈæk rəˌleɪt, -lɪt, saɪˌæn oʊ-)
any of several colorless liquid acrylate monomers used as a powerful, fast-acting adhesive.
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Therefore, 2-octylcyanoacrylate tissue adhesive (Dermabond) was applied to the sutured fragments and the posterior fractures, and the pieces of cartilage were held in the appropriate conformation until the Dermabond set (figure 1).
The company markets its products under brand names Harmonic, Enseal, Endopath, Dermabond, Blake, J-VAC, Echelon Flex and FlexHD, among others.
Track marks are more likely on nonfacial skin and can be avoided by using running subcuticular sutures; in some cases of excellent approximation with no tension, the wound surface can be secured with Dermabond, he said.
According to recommendations, adhesives such as DermaBond (2-octyl cyanoacrylate) [5] are contraindicated for skin that may be regularly exposed to body fluids, as the foreskin is, and should also not be used in high skin tension areas (knuckles, elbows and knees) unless they are immobilised; erections cannot be immobilised, so the use of this type of glue on the penis poses risks.
This study sought to assess the compatibility of IVC with skin glues and removal agents, and to compare the pull-out force of IVC fixation by Dermabond (Ethicon Inc.
Bhende S, Rothenburger S, Spangler D, Dito M 2002 In vitro assessment of microbial barrier properties of Dermabond skin adhesive Surgical Infections 3 251-257
ETHICON Products offers the DERMABOND Topical Skin Adhesive (2-octyl cyanoacrylate) that can act as a barrier against bacterial microbes.
Villacis found that this complication can be quickly remedied by sealing the leak with Dermabond.
BALTIMORE -- The cutaneous adhesive Dermabond can be applied to the margins of a wound to buttress atrophied, thin skin enough to achieve adequate primary closure with sutures, Dr.
Dermabond (2-octyl cyanoacrylate) liquid topical adhesive is designed to repair low-tension lacerations and close wounds and surgical incisions.