variants: or thi-

Definition of thia-

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: containing sulfur in place of carbon or regarded as in place of carbon usually in place of the methylene group −CH2thiacyclohexane thiadiazole thiazole — compare aza-, oxa-

Definition of thia- (Entry 2 of 2)

: thi- thiachroman

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“Thia-.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thia-. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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