thioacetic acid


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

Word History


thioacetic International Scientific Vocabulary thi- + acetic

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“Thioacetic acid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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