mercaptide

mercaptide

[mer-kap-tahyd]
noun Chemistry.
a metallic salt of a mercaptan.

Origin:
1825–35; mercapt(an) + -ide

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mercaptide (məˈkæptaɪd, mɜː-)
 
n
a salt of a mercaptan, containing the ion RS--, where R is an alkyl or aryl group

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