naphtholsulfonic acid

noun
naph·​thol·​sul·​fon·​ic acid
variants: or chiefly British naphtholsulphonic acid \ -​ˌsəl-​ˌfän-​ik-​, -​ˌfōn-​ How to pronounce naphtholsulphonic acid (audio) \

Medical Definition of naphtholsulfonic acid

: any of several sulfonic acids derived from the naphthols and used as dye intermediates

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“Naphtholsulfonic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/naphtholsulfonic%20acid. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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