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thioglycollate (plural thioglycollates)
- (organic chemistry) A sulfur-substituted glycolate
1966, Arthur Jarrett et al., Dermatology: A Functional Introduction, page 96:
- Thioglycollates are potential skin-sensitising agents, and strong solutions can cause serious damage to the skin because of their keratolytic action.
- (microbiology) A growth medium containing sodium thioglycollate and other substances
- cultured in thioglycollate broth