methionic acid


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

Word History


methionic from meth- + thionic

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“Methionic acid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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