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  1. Compounds having the structure RSR (RH). Such compounds were once called thioethers.
    See also: thioacetals
  2. In an inorganic sense, salts or other derivatives of hydrogen sulfide.
  3. A term used in additive nomenclature, see imides (2).
PAC, 1995, 67, 1307 (Glossary of class names of organic compounds and reactivity intermediates based on structure (IUPAC Recommendations 1995)) on page 1368
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