from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of various organic compounds that contain a sulfinyl group.

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  • n. Any compound of general formula R2S=O.


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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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

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  • In July, inspectors for the California Department of Pesticide Regulation tested samples of fresh ginger at a 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.

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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.

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


  • 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.


  • Payton popped Darvon robotically during his playing days, says his longtime agent Bud Holmes, "I'd see him walk out of the locker room with jars of painkillers, and he'd eat them like they were a snack", and also lathered his body with dimethyl sulfoxide, a topical analgesic commonly used to treat horses.

  • The patent covers neurotherapeutic pharmaceutical formulation for cefazoline sulfone, cefazoline sulfoxide, ceftriaxone sulfoxide, and ceftriaxone sulfone for treating neurological disease and behavioral and cognitive disorders.

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