naphthalenetrisulfonic acid

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Definition of naphthalenetrisulfonic acid

: any of several trisulfonic acids C10H5(SO3H)3 that are derived from naphthalene and that in some cases are used as dye intermediates

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History and Etymology for naphthalenetrisulfonic acid

naphthalene + trisulfonic

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“Naphthalenetrisulfonic acid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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