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thiol

 [thi´ol]
2. any organic compound containing the —SH group bound to carbon.
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mer·cap·tan

(mer-kap'tan),
1. A class of substances in which the oxygen of an alcohol has been replaced by sulfur (for example, cysteine). Synonym(s): thioalcohol
2. In dentistry, a class of elastic impression compounds sometimes referred to as rubber base materials.
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mer·cap·tan

(mĕr-kap'tan)
1. A class of substances in which the oxygen of an alcohol has been replaced by sulfur (e.g., cysteine).
2. dentistry A class of elastic impression compounds sometimes referred to as rubber base materials.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

mer·cap·tan

(mĕr-kap'tan)
In dentistry, class of elastic impression compounds sometimes called rubber base materials.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012