thiuram

noun
thi·​u·​ram | \ thīˈyu̇rəm, ˈthīyəˌram \
plural -s

Definition of thiuram

1a : thiocarbamoyl used especially in names of sulfides
b : any of several organic derivatives of this radical R2NCS−
2 : any of several thiuram sulfides (as tetraethylthiuram disulfide and tetramethylthiuram disulfide)

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History and Etymology for thiuram

perhaps irregular from thiourea + -amyl (as in carbamyl)

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“Thiuram.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thiuram. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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