thiosulfonic acid

noun thio·sulfonic acid \¦thīə+...-\

Definition of thiosulfonic acid

  1. :  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

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Origin and Etymology of thiosulfonic acid

thiosulfonic from thi- + sulfonic


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