thiouracil


thio·ura·cil

noun \ˌthī-ō-ˈyr-ə-ˌsil\

Definition of THIOURACIL

:  a bitter crystalline compound C4H4N2OS that depresses the function of the thyroid gland

Origin of THIOURACIL

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1905

thio·ura·cil

noun \ˌthī-ō-ˈyr-ə-ˌsil\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of THIOURACIL

: a bitter crystalline compound C4H4N2OS that depresses the function of the thyroid gland

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