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DMSO

1.
dimethyl sulfoxide: a liquid substance, C 2 H 6 OS, used in industry as a solvent and paint and varnish remover; proposed as an analgesic and anti-inflammatory in musculoskeletal disorders.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; d(i)m(ethyl) s(ulf)o(xide)
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British Dictionary definitions for DMSO

DMSO

abbreviation
1.
dimethylsulphoxide
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DMSO in Medicine

DMSO (dē'ěm-ěs-ō')
n.
Dimethyl sulfoxide; a colorless hygroscopic liquid obtained from lignin, used as a penetrant to convey medications into the tissues.

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Related Abbreviations for DMSO

DMSO

dimethylsulfoxide
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