Simethicone meaning

sĭ-mĕth'ĭ-kōn'
A mixture of methyl siloxane polymers and silica gel, used as an antiflatulent and in ointments.
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A mixture of methyl siloxane polymers and silica gel, used an antiflatulent drug and as an antifoaming agent in cosmetics and industrial applications.
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Origin of simethicone

  • si(lica) (di)methicone, a silicon polymer (di–) (meth–) ((sil)icone)
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition