dimethyl sulfoxide


dimethyl sulfoxide

noun

Definition of DIMETHYL SULFOXIDE

:  a compound C2H6SO obtained as a by-product in wood-pulp manufacture and used as a solvent and in medicine as an anti-inflammatory agent —called also DMSO

First Known Use of DIMETHYL SULFOXIDE

1964

dimethyl sulfoxide

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DIMETHYL SULFOXIDE

: an anti-inflammatory agent (CH3)2SO used in the treatment of interstitial cystitis—called also DMSO

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