[thī′ō-bär-bĭch′ər-ĭt, -ə-rāt′, -bär′bĭ-tur′ĭt, -āt′]
Any of the hypnotics of the barbiturate group in which a particular oxygen atom is replaced by a sulfur atom.
- thioallyl ether,
- thioctic acid,
- thiocyanic acid
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