- Prefix denoting that the compound to the name of which it is attached contains a sulfur atom. This 'f' spelling (rather than sulph-, sulpho-) is preferred by the American Chemical Society and has been adopted by the USP and NF, but not by the BP.
- Prefix form of sulfonic acid or sulfonate.
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