isethionic acid

noun

is·​ethi·​on·​ic acid ˌīs-ˌē-thē-ˌän-ik- How to pronounce isethionic acid (audio)
: a crystalline sulfonic acid C2H6O4S used especially in making surface-active agents

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“Isethionic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/isethionic%20acid. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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