[suhl-fi-sok-suh-zohl] /ˌsʌl fɪˈsɒk səˌzoʊl/
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.
noun, Chemistry. 1. a process for making wood pulp by digesting wood chips in an acid liquor consisting of sulfurous acid and a salt, usually calcium bisulfite.