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alkanethiol

[ al-keyn-thahy-awl, -ol ]
/ ˌæl keɪnˈθaɪ ɔl, -ɒl /
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noun Chemistry.
any compound containing an alkyl group joined to a mercapto group, as methyl mercaptan or methanethiol, CH3SH.
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