thioalcohol

noun
thio·​al·​co·​hol | \ ˌthī-ō-ˈal-kə-ˌhȯl How to pronounce thioalcohol (audio) \

Medical Definition of thioalcohol

: a thiol with the general formula RSH in which the R group is an alkyl or a cyclic alkyl

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“Thioalcohol.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/thioalcohol. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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