sulfonethylmethane

noun
sul·​fon·​eth·​yl·​meth·​ane | \ ˌsəl-ˌfōn-ˌeth-əl-ˈmeth-ˌān How to pronounce sulfonethylmethane (audio) \
variants: or chiefly British sulphonethylmethane \ -​ˈmē-​ˌthān How to pronounce sulfonethylmethane (audio) \

Medical Definition of sulfonethylmethane

: a crystalline hypnotic sulfone C8H18O4S2 that is an ethyl analog of sulfonmethane

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“Sulfonethylmethane.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sulfonethylmethane. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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