sulfone

noun
sul·​fone | \ ˈsəl-ˌfōn How to pronounce sulfone (audio) \

Definition of sulfone

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

First Known Use of sulfone

1872, in the meaning defined above

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sulfone

noun
sul·​fone
variants: or chiefly British sulphone \ ˈsəl-​ˌfōn How to pronounce sulphone (audio) \

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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