sulfhydryl

noun sulf·hy·dryl \ ˌsəlf-ˈ(h)ī-drəl \

Definition of sulfhydryl

: thiol 2 used chiefly in molecular biology

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sulfhydryl

noun sulf·hy·dryl
variants: or chiefly British sulphydryl play \ˌsəlf-ˈ(h)ī-drəl\

medical Definition of sulfhydryl

: thiol 2 used chiefly in molecular biology

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