any salt or ester of sulphurous acid, containing the ions SO32– or HSO3– (hydrogen sulphite) or the groups –SO3 or –HSO3. The salts are usually soluble crystalline compounds
sulpho- pref. Variant of sulfo-.
/sʌlˈfɒnəˌmaɪd/ noun 1. any of a class of organic compounds that are amides of sulphonic acids containing the group –SO2NH2 or a group derived from this. An important class of sulphonamides are the sulfa drugs
sulfatidate sul·fa·ti·date (sŭl’fə-tī’dāt’) or sul·fa·tide (sŭl’fə-tīd’) n. Any of the cerebroside sulfuric esters containing sulfate groups in the sugar portion of the molecule.
[suhl-fuh-thahy-uh-zohl] /ˌsʌl fəˈθaɪ əˌzoʊl/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. a sulfanilamide derivative, C 9 H 9 N 3 O 2 S 2 , formerly used in the treatment of pneumonia and staphylococcal infections, but now largely replaced because of its toxicity. sulfathiazole /ˌsʌlfəˈθaɪəˌzəʊl/ noun 1. an antimicrobial sulfa drug used in veterinary medicine and formerly in clinical […]