mercapto

adjective
mer·​cap·​to | \ -ˌtō How to pronounce mercapto (audio) \

Medical Definition of mercapto

: being or containing the group SH

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“Mercapto.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/mercapto. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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