<chemistry> Pertaining to, derived from, or designating, an acid, HO.C2H4.SO3H, obtained as an oily or crystalline substance, by the action of sulphur trioxide on alcohol or ether. It is derivative of sulphuric acid.

Origin: Is- + ethionic.

(01 Mar 1998)

I see no X here, Is element, isentropic, isethionate < Prev | Next > isethionic acid, ISETL, ISF, -ish

Bookmark with: icon icon icon icon iconword visualiser Go and visit our forums Community Forums