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Coagulated exudate isolated from several species of the tropical tree Palaquium (Sapotaceae). It is the trans-isomer of natural rubber and is used as a filling and impression material in dentistry and orthopedics and as an insulator in electronics. It has also been used as a rubber substitute.
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The use of fluorescent dye for detecting the relative sealing efficiency of various root canal sealers. Part IV: Effect of retrofilling procedure on the sealing efficiency of endomethasone. Egypt Dent J. 1974 Oct; 20(4):1-12.