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Chiefly British.
variant of sulf-. Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for sulph-


combining form
containing sulphur: sulphate, sulphonic acid
Usage note
The ``ph'' spelling of sulphur and related words is used in British English. In the US the spelling is sulfur. However, the recommended spelling in chemistry is sulfur and this is found in technical writing. Also the sulf- spelling is used in the names of generic drugs
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sulph- in Medicine

sulph- pref.
Variant of sulfo-.

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