mercaptan









mercaptan


noun Chemistry.

  1. any of a class of sulfur-containing compounds having the type formula RSH, in which R represents a radical, and having an extremely offensive, garlicky odor.

noun

  1. another name (not in technical usage) for thiol

n.

  1. Any of a class of organic compounds in which the oxygen of an alcohol has been replaced by sulfur and which have distinctive, often disagreeable, odors.thiol

  1. See thiol.

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