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Medical Term:

sulfonic acid

Pronunciation: sul-fon'ik as'id

Definition: Any of the compounds in which a hydrogen atom of a CH group is replaced by the sulfonic acid group, –SO3H; general formula: R–SO3H.

Synonym(s): sulfoacid2

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