thioacetic acid etymology

English word thioacetic acid comes from English acetic acid, English thio-

Detailed word origin of thioacetic acid

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
acetic acid English (eng) (organic compound) A clear colourless organic acid, CH3COOH, formed by the oxidation of ethanol; it is used as a solvent and has very many industrial applications; it is the major acidic component of vinegar.
thio- English (eng) (chemistry) containing sulfur / sulphur, especially a compound in which oxygen has been replaced by this element.
thioacetic acid English (eng) (organic compound) A thiocarboxylic acid derived from acetic acid.

Words with the same origin as thioacetic acid

Descendants of acetic acid
distilled verdigris oxaloacetate
Descendants of thio-
aurothiomalate bisthiourea dialkylthiourea thioalkaloid thioaminal thioanisole thiobarbiturate thiobenzanilide thiocarboxylic thiocyanuric thiodiglycol thioethyl thioformaldehyde thioguanosine thiohemiketal thiometalate thiophilic thiopurine thiopyridone thiopyrimidine thioquinone thiosulfate thiotrophic thiouridine