sulfone

noun
sul·​fone | \ˈsəl-ˌfōn \

Definition of sulfone 

: any of various compounds containing the sulfonyl group with its sulfur atom having two bonds with carbon

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1872, in the meaning defined above

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sulfone

noun
sul·​fone
variants: or chiefly British sulphone \ˈsəl-​ˌfōn \

Medical Definition of sulfone 

: any of various compounds containing the sulfonyl group with its sulfur atom having two bonds with carbon

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