dimethyl sulfoxide

noun
Updated on: 8 Apr 2018

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

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First Known Use of dimethyl sulfoxide

1964


Medical Dictionary

dimethyl sulfoxide

noun

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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