phenylthiocarbamide


phen·yl·thio·car·ba·mide

noun \ˌfen-əl-ˌthī-ō-ˈkär-bə-ˌmīd\

Definition of PHENYLTHIOCARBAMIDE

: a crystalline compound C7H8N2S that is extremely bitter or tasteless depending on the presence or absence of a single dominant gene in the taster—called also phenylthiourea, PTC

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