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sulfonium

noun sul·fo·ni·um \ˌsəl-ˈfō-nē-əm\

Definition of SULFONIUM

:  a monovalent group or cation SH3 or derivative SR3
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Origin of SULFONIUM

New Latin, from sulf- + -onium
First Known Use: 1885
Medical Dictionary

sulfonium

noun sul·fo·ni·um

Medical Definition of SULFONIUM

:  a monovalent group or cation SH3 or derivative SR3

Variants of SULFONIUM

sul·fo·ni·um or chiefly British sul·pho·ni·um \ˌsəl-ˈfō-nē-əm\

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