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toluenesulfonic acid

noun tol·u·ene·sul·fon·ic acid
variants: or British

toluenesulphonic acid

\ˌtäl-yə-ˌwēn-səl-ˌfän-ik-\play

Medical Definition of toluenesulfonic acid

  1. :  any of three isomeric crystalline oily liquid strong acids CH3C6H4SO3H of which the para isomer has important use in organic synthesis (as of dyes)


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