dimethyl sulfoxide

  • DMSO
German: Dimethylsulfoxid
Japanese: ジメチル・スルホキシド

Chemistry. A powerful chemical solvent that can dissolve many organic and inorganic compounds. It is used as a vehicle for topical application of pharmaceuticals because of its ability to penetrate biological membranes. It shows a range of pharmacological activity including analgesia and anti-inflammation.

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