sultam

noun
sul·​tam | \ ˈsəlˌtam \
plural -s

Definition of sultam

: any of a class of inner amides of amino sulfonic acids characterized by the sulfonyl-imido grouping −SO2NH− in a ring and analogous to lactams

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History and Etymology for sultam

sul- + lactam

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“Sultam.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sultam. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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