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sulfoxide

[suhl-fok-sahyd] /sʌlˈfɒk saɪd/
noun, Chemistry.
1.
a brown liquid, C 1 8 H 2 8 O 3 S, insoluble in water, used as an insecticide synergist.
2.
any of the compounds with the radical =SO, as dimethyl sulfoxide, (CH 3) 2 SO.
Origin of sulfoxide
1890-1895
First recorded in 1890-95; sulf- + oxide
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sulfoxide in Medicine

sulfoxide sulf·ox·ide (sŭl-fŏk'sīd')
n.
Any of various compounds that contain a sulfinyl group.

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