DMSO definition by Webster's New World
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a colorless liquid, (CH)SO, that diffuses very rapidly through the skin: used as a solvent and experimentally in medicine
Origin: d(i)m(ethyl) s(ulf)o(xide)
DMSO definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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A colorless hygroscopic liquid, (CH3)2SO, obtained from lignin, used as an industrial solvent and in medicine as a penetrant to convey medications into the tissues.
dmso - Medical Definition
Dimethyl sulfoxide; a colorless hygroscopic liquid obtained from lignin, used as a penetrant to convey medications into the tissues.