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thiol

[thahy-awl, -ol]Chemistry
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noun
  1. mercaptan.
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adjective
  1. mercapto.
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Origin of thiol

First recorded in 1885–90; thi- + -ol1
Related formsthi·ol·ic [thahy-ol-ik] /θaɪˈɒl ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for thiol

thiol

noun
  1. any of a class of sulphur-containing organic compounds with the formula RSH, where R is an organic groupAlso called (not in technical usage): mercaptan
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thiol in Medicine

thiol

(thīôl′, -ōl′)
thiol in Science

thiol

[thīôl′, -ōl′]