sultone

noun

sul·​tone ˈsəl-ˌtōn How to pronounce sultone (audio)
: any of a class of esters of hydroxy sulfonic acids having the sulfonyl-oxy group −OSO2− in a ring and analogous to lactones

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“Sultone.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sultone. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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