thioglycolic acid(redirected from Calcium thioglycolate)
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thioglycolic acid[¦thī·ō·glī′käl·ik ′as·əd]
HSCH2COOH A liquid with a strong unpleasant odor; used as a reagent for metals such as iron, molybdenum, silver, and tin, and in bacteriology. Also known as mercaptoacetic acid.
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