sulfonyl

noun

sul·​fo·​nyl ˈsəl-fə-ˌnil How to pronounce sulfonyl (audio)
: the divalent group SO2

Word History

First Known Use

1920, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sulfonyl was in 1920

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Cite this Entry

“Sulfonyl.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sulfonyl. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

sulfonyl

noun
sul·​fo·​nyl
variants or chiefly British sulphonyl
: the bivalent group SO2
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