thio

thio

[thahy-oh]
adjective Chemistry.
containing sulfur, especially in place of oxygen.

Origin:
independent use of thio-

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“sulfur,” used in chemical nomenclature in the names of compounds in which part or all of the oxygen atoms have been replaced by sulfur; often used to designate sulfur analogues of oxygen compounds.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


Origin:
combining form representing Greek theîon

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thio- or (before a vowel) thi-
 
combining form
indicating that a chemical compound contains sulphur, esp denoting that a compound is derived from a specified compound by the replacement of an oxygen atom with a sulphur atom: thiol; thiosulphate
 
[from Greek theion sulphur]
 
thi- or (before a vowel) thi-
 
combining form
 
[from Greek theion sulphur]

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thio- or thi-
pref.
Containing sulfur, used especially of a compound in which oxygen has been replaced by a divalent sulfur: thioacid.

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thio- or thi-  
A prefix that means "containing sulfur," used especially of a compound in which an oxygen atom has been replaced by a sulfur atom, as in thiourea.
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