DMSO

DMSO

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:
1960–65; d(i)m(ethyl) s(ulf)o(xide)

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DMSO
 
abbreviation for
dimethylsulphoxide

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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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DMSO
dimethylsulfoxide
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