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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


dimethyl sulfoxide  listen  (dy-MEH-thul sul-FOK-side)

  A colorless liquid that readily dissolves many chemicals and penetrates animal and plant tissues. It is used in human medicine, veterinary medicine, and pharmaceuticals.