phenolsulfonic acid

noun

phe·​nol·​sul·​fon·​ic acid
variants or chiefly British phenolsulphonic 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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“Phenolsulfonic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/phenolsulfonic%20acid. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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