Definitions

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  • noun Any of various organic compounds that contain a sulfinyl group.
  • noun A sweet-smelling viscous yellow oil, C18H28O3S, used as a synergistic insecticide.

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  • noun chemistry Any compound of general formula R2S=O.

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Examples

  • Whole Foods' decision came two years after organic ginger from China sold under its "365" private label was tested by a television station in Washington, D.C., and found to contain the pesticide aldicarb sulfoxide, which is not approved for use even on conventionally grown ginger.

    The Seattle Times

  • The filly was lightly sedated to permit the administration of her immediate lifesaving cocktails: diazepam for the seizures, mannitol and dimethyl-sulfoxide for brain swelling, vitamin C as an antioxidant, Naxcel antibiotic for secondary infection, and lactated ringer's/dextrose solution for hydration.

    Liz O'Connell: You Can Bet on Little Larky

  • The filly was lightly sedated to permit the administration of her immediate lifesaving cocktails: diazepam for the seizures, mannitol and dimethyl-sulfoxide for brain swelling, vitamin C as an antioxidant, Naxcel antibiotic for secondary infection, and lactated ringer's/dextrose solution for hydration.

    Liz O'Connell: You Can Bet on Little Larky

  • The filly was lightly sedated to permit the administration of her immediate lifesaving cocktails: diazepam for the seizures, mannitol and dimethyl-sulfoxide for brain swelling, vitamin C as an antioxidant, Naxcel antibiotic for secondary infection, and lactated ringer's/dextrose solution for hydration.

    Liz O'Connell: You Can Bet on Little Larky

  • Most laboratories store chemicals in dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO), a popular solvent that can dissolve both polar (i.e., miscible with water) and nonpolar compounds.

    Toxicity testing- new dimensions

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  • State inspectors later discovered the ginger contained potentially harmful levels of aldicarb sulfoxide, a pesticide that is not approved for use on ginger in the U.S. and can be fatal if ingested in high doses.

    Today's WSJ in Photos: Nov. 19, 2007

  • In July, inspectors for the California Department of Pesticide Regulation tested samples of fresh ginger at a S.ve Mart S.permarkets Inc. distribution center and found potentially harmful levels of aldicarb sulfoxide, a pesticide not approved for use on ginger by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

    Tainted Ginger's Long Trip

  • Dimethyl sulfoxide DMSO, Rimso-50, an anti-inflammatory medication instilled directly into the bladder.

    OUR BODIES, OURSELVES

  • MSM is derived from DMSO dimethyl sulfoxide, which was discovered by individuals working in a logging mill who found that when they were around sawdust that had been rained on, their rheumatic aches and pains were alleviated.

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