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Scope note
A salt of sulfurous acid, usually with a qualifying term indicating the base, such as magnesium sulfite, sodium sulfite, or copper sulfite. The sulfites are recognized by their giving off the smell of sulfurous acid when acted on by a stronger acid.
Accepted term: 15-Jul-2024