bisulfite

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noun bi·sul·fite \-ˌfīt\

Definition of bisulfite

  1. :  an acid sulfite

Origin and Etymology of bisulfite

French, from bi- + sulfite


Medical Dictionary

bisulfite

noun bi·sul·fite
variants: or chiefly British

bisulphite

\-ˌfīt\play

Medical Definition of bisulfite

  1. :  an acid sulfite


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