thioformaldehyde etymology

English word thioformaldehyde comes from English formaldehyde, English thio-

Detailed word origin of thioformaldehyde

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
formaldehyde English (eng) (organic compound) The simplest aldehyde, H-CHO, a colourless gas that has many industrial applications; it dissolves in water to give formol (10%) and formalin.
thio- English (eng) (chemistry) containing sulfur / sulphur, especially a compound in which oxygen has been replaced by this element.
thioformaldehyde English (eng) (organic chemistry, in plural) Any oligomer of this compound.. (organic compound, uncountable) The simplest thioaldehyde H-CHS.

Words with the same origin as thioformaldehyde

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