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bromouracil

noun bro·mo·ura·cil \ˌbrō-mō-ˈyr-ə-ˌsil, -səl\

Definition of BROMOURACIL

:  a mutagenic uracil derivative C4H3N2O2Br that is an analog of thymine and pairs readily with adenine and sometimes with guanine

First Known Use of BROMOURACIL

1960

bromouracil

noun bro·mo·ura·cil \ˌbrō-mō-ˈyr-ə-ˌsil, -səl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BROMOURACIL

:  a mutagenic uracil derivative C4H3N2O2Br that is an analog of thymine and pairs readily with adenine and sometimes with guanine during bacterial or bacteriophage DNA synthesis

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