A mixture of methyl siloxane polymers and silica gel, used as an antiflatulent and in ointments.
A mixture of methyl siloxane polymers and silica gel, used an antiflatulent drug and as an antifoaming agent in cosmetics and industrial applications.
Origin of simethicone
- si(lica) (di)methicone, a silicon polymer (di–) (meth–) ((sil)icone)
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition