sulfurous acid

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sulfurous acid

noun

Definition of SULFUROUS ACID

:  a weak unstable dibasic acid H2SO3 known in solution and through its salts and used as a reducing and bleaching agent

First Known Use of SULFUROUS ACID

1790

sulfurous acid

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SULFUROUS ACID

: a weak unstable dibasic acid H2SO3 known in solution and through its salts and used as a reducing and bleaching agent and in medicine as an antiseptic

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