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thi•o



Pronunciation: (thī'ō), [key]
adj. Chem.
containing sulfur, esp. in place of oxygen.

thio-




a combining form meaning “sulfur,” used in chemical nomenclature in the names of compounds in which part or all of the oxygen atoms have been replaced by sulfur; often used to designate sulfur analogues of oxygen compounds. Also, esp. before a vowel,thi-.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

thin-skinnedthioacetamide

 

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