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noun Chemistry.

an acid in which part or all of the oxygen has been replaced by sulfur.

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Origin of thio acid

First recorded in 1890–95
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Medical definitions for thio acid

thioacid
[ thī′ō-ăsĭd ]

n.

An organic acid in which one or more of the oxygen atoms have been replaced by sulfur atoms.
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