sulfenic acid

noun
sul·fen·ic acid | \ ¦səl¦fenik- \

Definition of sulfenic acid 

: any of a series of monobasic organic acids of sulfur having the general formula RSOH and known almost exclusively in the form of derivatives (such as acid halides and amides) — compare sulfinic acid , sulfonic acid

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History and Etymology for sulfenic acid

sulf- + en- + -ic

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