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phenylthiocarbamide

noun phen·yl·thio·car·ba·mide \ˌfen-əl-ˌthī-ō-ˈkär-bə-ˌmīd\

Medical 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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