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  • Alternative spelling of sulfo-.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A prefix (also used adjectively) designating sulphur as an ingredient in certain compounds. Cf. thio-.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In chem., a prefix to the name of a compound, signifying the presence in it of sulphur as a constituent. In those cases in which sulphur is looked upon as replacing oxygen the prefix thio- is now generally preferred.


Shortening of sulphur (Wiktionary)


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