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sulfone

 [sul´fōn]
a compound containing two hydrocarbon radicals attached to the -SO2- group, especially dapsone (4,4´-sulfonylbisbenzenamine) and its derivatives, which are potent antibacterials effective against many gram-positive and gram-negative organisms and are widely used in treatment of leprosy.

sul·fone

(sŭl'fōn),
A compound of the general structure R'-SO2-R".

sulfone

/sul·fone/ (sul´fōn)
1. the radical SO2.
2. a compound containing two hydrocarbon radicals attached to the —SO2— group, especially dapsone and its derivatives, which are potent antibacterials effective against many gram-positive and gram-negative organisms and are widely used as leprostatics.

sulfone

(sŭl′fōn′)
n.
Any of various organic sulfur compounds having a sulfonyl group attached to two carbon atoms.

sul·fone

(sŭl-fōn)
A compound of the general structure R'-SO2-Rd'.
Synonym(s): sulphone.

sulfone

a compound containing two hydrocarbon radicals attached to the −SO2− group, especially dapsone (4,4′-sulfonylbisbenzenamine) and its derivatives, which are potent antibacterials effective against many gram-positive and gram-negative organisms, and are widely used in humans as leprostatics.
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