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sulfonic acid

noun

Definition of sulfonic acid

  1. :  any of numerous acids that contain the SO3H group and may be derived from sulfuric acid by replacement of a hydroxyl group by either an inorganic anion or a monovalent organic group



1873

First Known Use of sulfonic acid

1873


Medical Dictionary

sulfonic acid

noun

Medical Definition of sulfonic acid

  1. :  any of numerous acids that contain the SO3H group and may be derived from sulfuric acid by replacement of a hydroxyl group by either an inorganic anion or a monovalent organic group




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