sulfanilic acid

[ suhl-fuh-nil-ik, suhl- ]
/ ˈsʌl fəˈnɪl ɪk, ˌsʌl- /

noun Chemistry.

a grayish-white, crystalline, slightly water-soluble solid, the para form of C6H7NO3S, used chiefly as an intermediate in the manufacture of dyes.

Nearby words

  1. sulfadimidine,
  2. sulfamethazine,
  3. sulfamethoxazole,
  4. sulfamylon,
  5. sulfanilamide,
  6. sulfanilyl,
  7. sulfanilyl group,
  8. sulfantimonide,
  9. sulfapyridine,
  10. sulfarsenide

Origin of sulfanilic acid

1855–60; sulf- + anilic (see anil, -ic)

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