Definition: A vinyl polymer made from ethylene. It can be branched or linear. Branched or low-density polyethylene is tough and pliable but not to the same degree as linear polyethylene. Linear or high-density polyethylene has a greater hardness and tensile strength. Polyethylene is used in a variety of products, including implants and prostheses.
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Other names Polyethylene, Low-Density; Polyethylene, High-Density; Low Density Polyethylene; High Density Polyethylene; Low-Density Polyethylene; LDPE; Polythene; High-Density Polyethylene; HDPE