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Winemakers also use sulfites to maintain freshness and prevent oxidation.
There can be other serious risks that require immediate care, like hives, swelling or shortness of breath, and allergic reactions that can be life threatening in people who are sensitive to sulfite.
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Origin and Etymology of sulfite
French sulfite, alteration of sulfate
First Known Use: 1788See Words from the same year
Medical Definition of sulfite
: a salt or ester of sulfurous acid
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