dimethylpolysiloxane

noun

di·​meth·​yl·​poly·​si·​lox·​ane -ˌpäl-ē-sə-ˈläk-ˌsān, -sī- How to pronounce dimethylpolysiloxane (audio)
: a polymer of silicone used especially in pharmaceutical and cosmetic preparations see simethicone

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“Dimethylpolysiloxane.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/dimethylpolysiloxane. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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