sulfenic acid


sul·​fen·​ic 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

Word History


sulf- + en- + -ic

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“Sulfenic acid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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