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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
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Words nearby sulphonamide
sulphate-resisting cement, sulphatise, sulphide, sulphinyl, sulphite, sulphonamide, sulphonate, sulphone, sulphonic acid, sulphonium compound, sulphonmethane
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