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 for Pthreads
From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  POSIX Threads
  Pthreads
  
      (Pthreads) A POSIX standard API that
     defines a set of C programming language types, functions
     and constants for creating and manipulating pre-emptive
     threads.
  
     The standard's full name is "POSIX.1c, Threads extensions
     (IEEE Std 1003.1c-1995)".  Implementations are available on
     many Unix-like POSIX-conformant operating systems such as
     FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, GNU/Linux, Mac OS X and
     Solaris as well as DR-DOS and Microsoft Windows.
  
     Pthreads was designed and implemented in the PART Project
     (POSIX / Ada-Runtime Project).
  
     (2012-04-18)
  

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