thio acid


noun Chemistry.

an acid in which part or all of the oxygen has been replaced by sulfur.

Nearby words

  1. thinner,
  2. thinnish,
  3. thinspiration,
  4. thinspo,
  5. thio,
  6. thio salt,
  7. thio-,
  8. thio-ether,
  9. thioacetamide,
  10. thioacetic

Origin of thio acid

First recorded in 1890–95

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