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
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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