"Simethicone" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A poly(dimethylsiloxane) which is a polymer of 200-350 units of dimethylsiloxane, along with added silica gel. It is used as an antiflatulent, surfactant, and ointment base.
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