metabisulfite

noun

meta·​bi·​sul·​fite
variants or chiefly British metabisulphite
: a salt containing the bivalent anion S2O52− obtained by heating a bisulfite see sodium metabisulfite

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“Metabisulfite.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/metabisulfite. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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