thiosulfate

[thahy-oh-suhl-feyt]

noun Chemistry.

a salt or ester of thiosulfuric acid.

Nearby words

  1. thiophenol,
  2. thiophosphate,
  3. thiophosphoric acid,
  4. thioridazine,
  5. thiosinamine,
  6. thiosulfuric,
  7. thiosulfuric acid,
  8. thiosulphate,
  9. thiosulphuric acid,
  10. thiothixene

Origin of thiosulfate

1870–75; thio- + -sulfate

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Medicine definitions for thiosulfate

thiosulfate

[thī′ō-sŭlfāt′]

n.

A salt or ester of thiosulfuric acid.

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Science definitions for thiosulfate

thiosulfate

[thī′ō-sŭlfāt′]

A compound containing the group S2O3.
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