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disulfide

or di·sul·phide

[ dahy-suhl-fahyd, -fid ]
/ daɪˈsʌl faɪd, -fɪd /
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noun Chemistry.
(in inorganic chemistry) a sulfide containing two atoms of sulfur, as carbon disulfide, CS2.
(in organic chemistry) a sulfide containing the bivalent group −SS−, as diethyl disulfide, C4H10S2.
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Origin of disulfide

First recorded in 1860–65; di-1 + sulfide
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Medical definitions for disulfide

disulfide
[ dī-sŭlfīd′ ]

n.
A chemical compound containing two sulfur atoms combined with other elements or radicals.bisulfide
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