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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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