trithionic acid

noun
tri·​thi·​on·​ic acid | \ ¦trīˌthī¦änik- \

Definition of trithionic acid

: the thionic acid H2S3O6 containing three atoms of sulfur in the molecule

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History and Etymology for trithionic acid

International Scientific Vocabulary tri- + thionic

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“Trithionic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trithionic%20acid. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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