Go to 'thermo-' entry Go to 'dino-' entry Go to 'chondro-' entry Go to 'aero-' entry Go to '-logy' entry Go to 'thaumato-' entry Go to 'nano-' entry Go to '-sophy' entry Go to 'bucco-' entry Go to '-ism' entry Go to '-lysis' entry Go to 'galacto-' entry Go to '-anthropy' entry Go to 'pneumo-' entry Go to '-ploitation' entry Go to '-lithic' entry Go to '-sepalous' entry Go to 'onco-' entry Go to '-parous' entry Go to 'dermato-' entry Go to 'multi-' entry Go to 'dodeca-' entry Go to '-zoon' entry Go to 'vermi-' entry Go to 'crystallo-' entry Go to 'biblio-' entry Go to 'eco-' entry Go to 'juxta-' entry Go to 'facio-' entry
Affixes: the building blocks of English
Affixes: the building blocks of English

sulph(o)- (US sulf(o)-).

Sulphur.

[Latin sulfur, sulphur.]

Sulphurous acid forms sulphites, while sulphuric acid forms sulphates. Sulphonic acid is an organic acid containing the group -SO2OH, which forms sulphonates; the process of conversion of compounds into sulphonates is sulphonation. Sulphides are compounds of sulphur with another component, usually a metallic element. See also thio-.

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