sulphonamide

/ (sʌlˈfɒnəˌmaɪd) /

noun

any of a class of organic compounds that are amides of sulphonic acids containing the group –SO 2 NH 2 or a group derived from this. An important class of sulphonamides are the sulfa drugs

Nearby words

  1. sulphate-resisting cement,
  2. sulphatise,
  3. sulphide,
  4. sulphinyl,
  5. sulphite,
  6. sulphonate,
  7. sulphone,
  8. sulphonic acid,
  9. sulphonium compound,
  10. sulphonmethane

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