phenylthiocarbamide

noun
phen·​yl·​thio·​car·​ba·​mide | \ ˌfe-nᵊl-ˌthī-ō-ˈkär-bə-ˌmīd How to pronounce phenylthiocarbamide (audio) , ˌfē- \

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

First Known Use of phenylthiocarbamide

1889, in the meaning defined above

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“Phenylthiocarbamide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phenylthiocarbamide. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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phenylthiocarbamide

noun
phen·​yl·​thio·​car·​ba·​mide | \ ˌfen-ᵊl-ˌthī-ō-ˈkär-bə-ˌmīd How to pronounce phenylthiocarbamide (audio) \

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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