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sulfoxide

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noun sulf·ox·ide \ˌsəl-ˈfäk-ˌsīd\

Definition of sulfoxide

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



Origin and Etymology of sulfoxide

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: circa 1894


Medical Dictionary

sulfoxide

noun sulf·ox·ide

Medical Definition of sulfoxide

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



Variants of sulfoxide

or chiefly British

sulphoxide

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