dithionous acid

di·​thi·​o·​nous acid | \ (ˈ)dī¦thīənəs- \

Definition of dithionous acid

: hydrosulfurous acid used in the nomenclature adopted by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry

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History and Etymology for dithionous acid

di- + thion- + -ous

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“Dithionous acid.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dithionous%20acid. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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