thiophosphoric acid

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Definition of thiophosphoric acid

: any of a series of acids derived from the phosphoric acids by replacement of one or more atoms of oxygen with sulfur especially : the mono-thio orthophosphoric acid H3PO3S obtained as a concentrated solution at low temperature or in the form of salts and esters

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History and Etymology for thiophosphoric acid

thiophosphoric from thi- + phosphoric

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“Thiophosphoric acid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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