sodium thiosulfate

sodium thiosulfate
sodium thiosulfate n a hygroscopic crystalline salt Na2O3S2 that is used as a fixing agent in photography, as a reducing agent and bleaching agent, in chemical analysis for the titration of iodine, and in medicine as an antidote in poisoning esp. by cyanides and as an antifungal agent called also hypo, sodium hyposulfite

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[USP] a compound used intravenously as an antidote to cyanide poisoning; also used in solution as a foot bath to prevent ringworm infection at swimming pools and public showers, topically in tinea versicolor, and in measuring the volume of extracellular body fluid and the renal glomerular filtration rate.

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  • sodium thiosulfate — noun a compound used as a fixing agent in photographic developing • Syn: ↑hypo, ↑sodium thiosulphate • Hypernyms: ↑fixing agent, ↑fixer * * * sodium thiosulfate, a colorless or white crystalline salt, used as a fixative in photography, in dyeing …   Useful english dictionary

  • sodium thiosulfate — Chem. a white, crystalline, water soluble powder, Na2S2O3·5H2O, used as a bleach and in photography as a fixing agent. Also called hypo, hyposulfite, sodium hyposulfite. [1880 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • sodium thiosulfate — so′dium thiosul′fate n. chem. a white, crystalline, water soluble powder, Na2S2O3∙5H2O, used as a bleach and in photography as a fixing agent Also called hypo II hyposulfite 2) sodium hyposulfite • Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • sodium thiosulfate — noun Date: 1885 a hygroscopic crystalline salt Na2S2O3 used especially as a photographic fixing agent and a reducing or bleaching agent called also fixer, hypo …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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