phenolsulfonic acid

noun
phe·nol·sul·fon·ic acid
variants: or chiefly British phenolsulphonic acid \ˌsəl-ˈfän-ik, -ˈfōn- \

Medical Definition of phenolsulfonic acid 

: a sulfonic acid derived from phenol especially : a crystalline acid C6H6O4S used chiefly as an intermediate for dyes and pharmaceuticals

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