[suhlf-ahrs-fen-uh-meen, -min] /ˌsʌlf ɑrsˈfɛn əˌmin, -mɪn/
a yellow, water-soluble, arsenic-containing powder, C 1 4 H 1 4 As 2 N 2 Na 2 O 8 S 2 , formerly used in the treatment of syphilis.
[suhl-fuh-sal-uh-zeen] /ˌsʌl fəˈsæl əˌzin/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. a substance, C 1 8 H 1 4 N 4 O 5 S, used in the treatment of ulcerative colitis.
noun, Biochemistry. 1. any of a class of enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of sulfuric acid esters. sulfatase sul·fa·tase (sŭl’fə-tās’) n. Any of a group of enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of sulfuric acid esters and are found in animal tissues and bacteria.
noun 1. Chemistry. a salt or ester of sulfuric acid. verb (used with object), sulfated, sulfating. 2. to combine, treat, or impregnate with sulfuric acid, a sulfate, or sulfates. 3. to convert into a sulfate. 4. Electricity. to form a deposit of lead-sulfate compound on (the lead electrodes of a storage battery). verb (used without […]
noun 1. paper made from sulfate pulp.