simethicone

noun
si·​meth·​i·​cone | \ si-ˈmeth-i-ˌkōn, sī- How to pronounce simethicone (audio) \

Medical Definition of simethicone

: a mixture of dimethylpolysiloxanes and silica in liquid or tablet form that is used as an antiflatulent — see mylicon

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“Simethicone.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/simethicone. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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