dimethicone

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dimethicone

 [di-meth´ĭ-kōn]
a silicone oil used as a skin protectant; available as an ointment, spray, and cream. See also simethicone.

di·meth·i·cone

(dī-meth'i-kōn),
A silicone oil consisting of dimethylsiloxane polymers, usually incorporated into a petrolatum base or a nongreasy preparation and used for the protection of normal skin against various, chiefly industrial, skin irritants; may also be used to prevent diaper dermatitis.

dimethicone

/di·meth·i·cone/ (di-meth´ĭ-kōn) a silicone oil used as a skin protective. See also simethicone.

di·meth·i·cone

(dī-meth'i-kōn)
A silicone oil consisting of dimethylsiloxane polymers, usually incorporated into a petrolatum base or a nongreasy preparation and used for the protection of normal skin against various, chiefly industrial, skin irritants; may also be used to prevent diaper dermatitis.

dimethicone

Dimeticone, simethicone, a drug that reduces surface tension on gas bubbles in the intestine so that they can coalesce and the gas can be more readily expelled. The drug is widely used in preparations for babies for the relief of colic.

dimethicone

a silicone oil used as a skin protective and as an antifoaming agent in the treatment of frothy bloat in ruminants.

activated dimethicone
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