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1.(Chem.) A prefix (also used adjectively) designating sulphur as an ingredient in certain compounds. Cf. Thio-.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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These analysers are equipped with a cooximeter, which enables determination of bilirubin and various forms of haemoglobin (the total, oxy-, carboxy-, sulpho-, and methaemoglobin).
In conclusion, milk thistle flavonolignans are extensively modified after ingestion and recovered in urine as sulpho- and glucuronyl-conjugates, indicating a strong affinity for hepatic phase II enzymes.
According to the result of AF-AB stain, these cells stained blue implicating the presence of carboxylated mucins; however, Inforzato and Sasso (1985) only found the sulpho- mucins, and Pastor et al.