sulfhydryl sulf·hy·dryl (sŭlf-hī’drəl)
The univalent radical group, SH, present in many biologically active molecules such as coenzymes and certain proteins.
noun, Chemistry. 1. a compound of sulfur with a more electropositive element or, less often, a group. sulfide sul·fide (sŭl’fīd’) n. A compound of bivalent sulfur with an electropositive element or group, especially a binary compound of sulfur with a metal. sulfide (sŭl’fīd’) A chemical compound of sulfur and another element or radical, such as […]
noun, Chemistry. 1. sulfur dye. noun, Chemistry. 1. any of the class of dyes produced by heating an organic compound, as an indophenol, with sulfur or sodium polysulfide, used chiefly in dyeing cotton.
[suhl-fin-pir-uh-zohn] /ˌsʌl fɪnˈpɪr əˌzoʊn/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. a substance, C 2 3 H 2 0 N 2 O 3 S, used in the treatment of chronic gout. sulfinpyrazone sul·fin·pyr·a·zone (sŭl’fĭn-pĭr’ə-zōn’) n. A drug that is related to phenylbutazone, promotes urinary excretion of uric acid, and is used to treat gout.
adjective, Chemistry. 1. containing the sulfinyl group; thionyl. sulfinyl sul·fi·nyl (sŭl’fə-nĭl’) n. The bivalent group SO.