an acid in which part or all of the oxygen has been replaced by sulfur.
Origin of thio acid
First recorded in 1890–95
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Medicine definitions for thioacid
[ thī′ō-ăs′ĭd ]
An organic acid in which one or more of the oxygen atoms have been replaced by sulfur atoms.
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