thio acid
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from thi- Date: 1876 an acid in which oxygen is partly or wholly replaced by sulfur

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  • thio acid — n an acid in which oxygen is partly or wholly replaced by sulfur * * * an acid formed by replacement of an oxygen atom in an oxo acid or carboxylic acid by a sulfur atom, e.g., thiophosphoric acid (H3PSO3) or thioacetic acid (CH3COSH) …   Medical dictionary

  • thio acid — [thī′ō] n. [see THIO ] an acid in which part or all of the oxygen atoms in the molecule have been replaced by sulfur atoms …   English World dictionary

  • thio acid — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary thio + acid : an acid in which oxygen is partly or wholly replaced by sulfur * * * Chem. an acid in which part or all of the oxygen has been replaced by sulfur. [1890 95] …   Useful english dictionary

  • thio-acid — thiˈo acid noun An acid analogous in constitution to an oxyacid, sulphur taking the place of oxygen • • • Main Entry: ↑thio …   Useful english dictionary

  • thio acid — Chem. an acid in which part or all of the oxygen has been replaced by sulfur. [1890 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • thio-salt — thiˈo salt noun A salt of a thio acid • • • Main Entry: ↑thio …   Useful english dictionary

  • thio salt — Chem. a salt of a thio acid. * * * …   Universalium

  • thio- — comb. form sulphur, esp. replacing oxygen in compounds (thio acid). Etymology: Gk theion sulphur …   Useful english dictionary

  • thio salt — Chem. a salt of a thio acid …   Useful english dictionary

  • Thio- — This article is about the prefix in organic chemistry. For the town in New Caledonia, see Thio, New Caledonia. The prefix thio , when applied to a chemical, such as an ion, means that an oxygen atom in the compound has been replaced by a sulfur… …   Wikipedia

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