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Medical Term:

sodium bisulfite

 

Definition: acid sodium sulfite, used in gastric and intestinal fermentation, externally in the treatment of parasitic diseases, and as an antioxidant in certain injections (s. metabisulfite).

Synonym(s): sodium hydrogen sulfite, sodium pyrosulfite

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