variants or less commonly thetine
plural -s
: any one of a class of sulfonium carboxylates that are analogous to the betaines
dimethyl-thetin, (CH3)2S+CH2COO

Word History


thio- + betaine

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“Thetin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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