pentathionicmedical dictionary

<chemistry> Pertaining to, or designating, an acid of sulphur obtained by leading hydrogen sulphide into a solution of sulphur dioxide; so called because it contains five atoms of sulphur.

Origin: Penta- + thionic.

(01 Mar 1998)

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