tetrathionic acid

tet·​ra·​thionic acid

Definition of tetrathionic acid

: the thionic acid H2S4O6 containing four atoms of sulfur in the molecule

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History and Etymology for tetrathionic acid

International Scientific Vocabulary tetra- + thionic; originally formed as French tétrathionique

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“Tetrathionic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tetrathionic%20acid. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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