euthiochroicmedical dictionary

<chemistry> Pertaining to, or denoting, an acid so called.

<chemistry> Euthiochroic acid, a complex derivative of hydroquinone and sulphonic (thionic) acid. So called because it contains sulphur, and forms brilliantly coloured (yellow) salts.

Origin: Gr. Well + sulphur + colour.

(01 Mar 1998)

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