thiosulfuric acid

thio·​sulfuric acid | \ "+...- \

Definition of thiosulfuric acid

: an unstable acid H2S2O3 derived from sulfuric acid by replacement of one oxygen atom by sulfur and known only in solution or in the form of salts and esters

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History and Etymology for thiosulfuric acid

thiosulfuric from thi- + sulfuric

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“Thiosulfuric acid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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