thioacetic acid

noun
thio·​acetic acid | \ "+…- \

Definition of thioacetic acid

: a pungent liquid acid CH3COSH made by heating acetic acid with phosphorus pentasulfide and used as a chemical reagent

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History and Etymology for thioacetic acid

thioacetic International Scientific Vocabulary thi- + acetic

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“Thioacetic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thioacetic%20acid. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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