an active ingredient in many antacid preparations that causes small mucus-entrapped air bubbles in the intestines to coalesce into larger bubbles that are more easily passed.
simethicone si·meth·i·cone (sĭ-měth’ĭ-kōn’)
A mixture of dimethyl polysiloxanes and silica gel that is used as an antiflatulent.
noun 1. a city in S Ukraine, on the S Crimean Peninsula. noun 1. a city in S Ukraine on the S Crimean Peninsula: a Scythian town in the 1st century bc; seized by the Russians in 1736. Pop: 344 000 (2005 est)
or Simhat Torah, Simchath Torah, Simchat Torah [sim-khahs tawr-uh, tohr-uh; Sephardic Hebrew seem-khaht taw-rah; Ashkenazic Hebrew sim-khahs toh-ruh, toi-ruh, -khuh s] /ˈsɪm xɑs ˈtɔr ə, ˈtoʊr ə; Sephardic Hebrew simˈxɑt tɔˈrɑ; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈsɪm xɑs ˈtoʊ rə, ˈtɔɪ rə, -xəs/ noun 1. a Jewish festival, celebrated on the 23rd day of Tishri, being the 9th […]
adjective 1. of or relating to an ape or monkey. 2. characteristic of apes or monkeys: long, simian fingers. noun 3. an ape or monkey. adjective 1. of, relating to, or resembling a monkey or ape Also (rare) simious (ˈsɪmɪəs) noun 2. a monkey or ape simian (sĭm’ē-ən) Adjective Resembling or characteristic of apes or […]
noun 1. a shelflike thickening along the inside of the mandible, characteristic of the anthropoid apes.