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thi·ol(thī′ôl′, -ōl′, -ŏl′)
A sulfur-containing organic compound with the general formula RSH where R is any hydrocarbon group. Also called mercaptan.
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(Elements & Compounds) any of a class of sulphur-containing organic compounds with the formula RSH, where R is an organic group. Also called (not in technical usage): mercaptan
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any of a class of odiferous sulfur-containing compounds having the type formula RSH, where R represents a radical.Also called thiol.
[< German (1834), shortening of Latin phrase corpus mercurium captāns body capturing quicksilver]
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