sulfurous acid

noun

Definition of sulfurous acid

  1. :  a weak unstable dibasic acid H2SO3 known in solution and through its salts and used as a reducing and bleaching agent

First Known Use of sulfurous acid

1790


Medical Dictionary

sulfurous acid

noun

Medical Definition of sulfurous acid

  1. :  a weak unstable dibasic acid H2SO3 known in solution and through its salts and used as a reducing and bleaching agent and in medicine as an antiseptic


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