Wackenroder solution


Wack·​en·​ro·​der solution
: a solution containing colloidal sulfur and polythionic acids obtained by passing hydrogen sulfide into a saturated aqueous solution of sulfur dioxide

Word History


probably after H. W. F. Wackenroder †1854 German chemist and apothecary

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“Wackenroder solution.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Wackenroder%20solution. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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