sulfoxide

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sulf·ox·ide

noun \ˌsəl-ˈfäk-ˌsīd\

Definition of SULFOXIDE

:  any of a class of organic compounds characterized by an SO group with its sulfur atom having two bonds with carbon

Origin of SULFOXIDE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: circa 1894

sulf·ox·ide

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SULFOXIDE

: any of a class of organic compounds characterized by a sulfinyl group with its sulfur atom having two bonds with carbon

Variants of SULFOXIDE

sulf·ox·ide or chiefly British sulph·ox·ide \ˌsəl-ˈfäk-ˌsīd\

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