[ suhlf-hahy-dril ]
/ sʌlfˈhaɪ drɪl /

adjective Chemistry.

Origin of sulfhydryl

First recorded in 1930–35; sulf- + hydr-2 + -yl Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medical definitions for sulfhydryl

[ sŭlf-hīdrəl ]


The univalent radical group, SH, present in many biologically active molecules such as coenzymes and certain proteins.
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