thiosulfate etymology

English word thiosulfate comes from English sulfate, English thio-

Detailed word origin of thiosulfate

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
sulfate English (eng) (inorganic chemistry) Any salt of sulfuric acid.. (organic chemistry) Any ester of sulfuric acid. (American spelling, transitive, chemistry) To treat something with sulfuric acid, a sulfate, or with sulfur dioxide.. (of a lead-acid battery) To accumulate a deposit of lead sulfate.
thio- English (eng) (chemistry) containing sulfur / sulphur, especially a compound in which oxygen has been replaced by this element.
thiosulfate English (eng) (chemistry) any salt or ester of thiosulfuric acid.

Words with the same origin as thiosulfate

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