thiosulfonic acid

noun

thio·​sulfonic acid
¦thīə+…-
: any of a series of unstable acids of the general formula RSO2SH derived from sulfonic acids by replacement of oxygen by sulfur and known only in the form of salts and esters

Word History

Etymology

thiosulfonic from thi- + sulfonic

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“Thiosulfonic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thiosulfonic%20acid. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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