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sulfhydryl

[suhlf-hahy-dril]
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adjective Chemistry.
  1. mercapto.
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Origin of sulfhydryl

First recorded in 1930–35; sulf- + hydr-2 + -yl
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sulfhydryl in Medicine

sulfhydryl

(sŭlf-hīdrəl)
n.
  1. The univalent radical group, SH, present in many biologically active molecules such as coenzymes and certain proteins.
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