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mercapto

[mer-kap-toh] /mərˈkæp toʊ/
adjective, Chemistry
1.
containing the mercapto group; sulfhydryl; thiol.
Origin
1970-1975
1970-75; mercapt(an) + -o-
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  • The products are largely mercapto-esters and mercapto-oils.

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