TITLE

mercaptan

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1343
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "mercaptan" is presented. The term refers to any organic chemical that contains the —SH radical. It is formed when the oxygen of an alcohol is replaced by sulfur. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also provided in the reference entry.
ACCESSION #
21235523

 

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