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alkanethiol

[al-keyn-thahy-awl, -ol] /ˌæl keɪnˈθaɪ ɔl, -ɒl/
noun, Chemistry.
1.
any compound containing an alkyl group joined to a mercapto group, as methyl mercaptan or methanethiol, CH 3 SH.
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