Medical Dictionary

naphthalenesulfonic acid

noun naph·tha·lene·sul·fon·ic acid
variants: or chiefly British

naphthalenesulphonic acid

\-ˌsəl-ˌfän-ik-, -ˌfōn-\play

Medical Definition of naphthalenesulfonic acid

  1. :  either of two crystalline acids C10H8SO3 obtained by sulfonation of naphthalene and used in the synthesis of dyes and naphthols

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