thio acid

noun Chemistry.

an acid in which part or all of the oxygen has been replaced by sulfur.

Origin of thio acid

First recorded in 1890–95 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for thioacid

[ thī′ō-ăsĭd ]


An organic acid in which one or more of the oxygen atoms have been replaced by sulfur atoms.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