metabisulfite

noun
meta·​bi·​sul·​fite
variants: or chiefly British metabisulphite \ -​ˌbī-​ˈsəl-​ˌfīt How to pronounce metabisulphite (audio) \

Medical Definition of metabisulfite

: a salt containing the bivalent anion S2O52− obtained by heating a bisulfite — see sodium metabisulfite

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“Metabisulfite.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/metabisulfite. Accessed 5 December 2019.

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