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dimethylsulphoxide

dimethylsulfoxide

/ (daɪˌmiːθaɪlsʌlˈfɒksaɪd, -ˌmɛθɪl-) /
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noun
a colourless odourless liquid substance used as a solvent and in medicine as an agent to improve the penetration of drugs applied to the skin. Formula: (CH 3) 2 SOAbbreviation: DMSO
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