methionic acid

noun

meth·​ion·​ic acid
¦methī¦änik-
: a deliquescent crystalline acid CH2(SO3H)2 formed from acetylene or acetamide by the action of fuming sulfuric acid; methane-disulfonic acid

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Etymology

methionic from meth- + thionic

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“Methionic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/methionic%20acid. Accessed 24 Sep. 2022.

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