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hydrosulfate

or hydrosulphate

[hahy-druh-suhl-feyt] /ˌhaɪ drəˈsʌl feɪt/
noun
1.
a salt formed by the direct union of sulfuric acid with an organic base, especially an alkaloid, and usually more soluble than the base.
Origin of hydrosulfate
1820-1830
First recorded in 1820-30; hydro-2 + sulfate
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hydrosulphate

/ˌhaɪdrəʊˈsʌlfeɪt/
noun
1.
any quaternary acid salt formed by addition of an organic base to sulphuric acid, such as aniline hydrosulphate, C6H5NH3HSO4
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