Silastic

Silastic

[si-las-tik]
Trademark.
a brand name for any of a group of substances containing polymeric silicones, having the properties of rubber but more capable of withstanding extremely high and low temperatures and other causes of deterioration, used in jet-plane engines, medical prosthetic devices, gaskets, electrical insulation, etc.
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Silastic (sɪˈlæstɪk)
 
n
trademark a flexible inert silicone rubber, used esp in prosthetic medicine

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