sulfoxylic acid

noun
sulf·​ox·​yl·​ic acid | \ ¦səlˌfäk¦silik- \

Definition of sulfoxylic acid

: a hypothetical acid S(OH)2 or HSO2H known in the form of various organic derivatives — compare formaldehydesulfoxylic acid, sulfinic acid

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History and Etymology for sulfoxylic acid

International Scientific Vocabulary sulf- + ox- + -yl + -ic

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“Sulfoxylic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sulfoxylic%20acid. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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