thiosulfuric acid


noun Chemistry.

an acid, H2S2O3, that may be regarded as sulfuric acid with one oxygen atom replaced by sulfur.

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Origin of thiosulfuric acid

First recorded in 1870–75
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Medical definitions for thiosulfuric acid

thiosulfuric acid
[ thī′ō-sŭl-fyurĭk ]

n.

An acid formed by replacement of an oxygen atom by a sulfur atom in sulfuric acid, known only in solution or by its salts and esters.
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