Definition of tetramethylthiuram disulfide
: a crystalline irritating compound [(CH3)2NCS]2S2 made by oxidation of a salt of dimethyl-dithiocarbamic acid and used chiefly as an accelerator of rubber vulcanization and as a fungicide and seed disinfectant; bis-(dimethyl-thiocarbamoyl) disulfide —abbreviation TMTD —called also thiram
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Origin and Etymology of tetramethylthiuram disulfide
tetramethyl + thiuram
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