the bivalent group >SO.
[suhl-fi-sok-suh-zohl] /ˌsʌl fɪˈsɒk səˌzoʊl/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. a white to yellowish, crystalline, slightly bitter sulfonamide, C 1 1 H 1 3 N 3 O 3 S, used chiefly in the treatment of infections of the urinary tract.
noun, Chemistry. 1. a salt or ester of sulfurous acid. 2. any sulfite-containing compound, especially one that is used in foods or drug products as a preservative and that can cause severe allergic reactions in susceptible individuals: use in fresh fruits and vegetables banned by the FDA in 1986. sulfite sul·fite (sŭl’fīt’) n. A salt […]
- Sulfite oxidase
sulfite oxidase n. An enzyme present in the liver that catalyzes the oxidation of inorganic sulfate ion with molecular oxygen.
noun 1. paper made from sulfite pulp.