variants or less commonly thiouronium
plural -s
: the cation [HSC(NH2)2]+ resulting from addition of a proton to thiourea
especially : any of its derivatives formed by adding organic halides to thiourea

Word History


thiur- (as in thiuram) or thiour- (as in thiourea) + -onium

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“Thiuronium.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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