ethionic acid

noun ethi·on·ic acid \¦e|thē|¦änik-, ¦ē|, |ˌthī|\

Definition of ethionic acid

  1. :  an unstable diacid HO3SCH2CH2OSO3H known only in solution and obtainable by adding water to ethionic anhydride

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Origin and Etymology of ethionic acid

ethionic International Scientific Vocabulary e- (from ether) + -thion- (from Greek theion brimstone) + -ic


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