"Silicone Gels" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Synthetic organosiloxane gels that are formed from synthetic polymers of silicone oxide with organic sidechains (polydimethylsiloxane) by lengthening the polymer chains. Unlike silicone elastomers, they are not treated with amorphous silica. They are used as fillers in breast implants.
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