thio- etymology

English word thio- comes from Ancient Greek θεῖον

Detailed word origin of thio-

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
θεῖον Ancient Greek (grc)
thio- English (eng) (chemistry) containing sulfur / sulphur, especially a compound in which oxygen has been replaced by this element.

Words with the same origin as thio-

Descendants of θεῖον
Thiokol hemithioacetal theion thioacetal thioanhydride thiobenzaldehyde thiocarbamide thiocarbonylchloride thiocyanate thiocyanic acid thioformaldehyde thioglucose thiohemiacetal thioketone thionaphthene thionate thionic thionyl thiophene thiosinamine thiosulfide thiotepa thiouracil thioyl