thioketone

noun
thio·​ketone | \ ¦thīō+ \

Definition of thioketone

: a compound that is a ketone in which oxygen is replaced by sulfur and which in general is readily polymerizable (as in the general formula RCSR)

called also thione

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History and Etymology for thioketone

thi- + ketone

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“Thioketone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thioketone. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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