phenylthiocarbamide

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noun phen·yl·thio·car·ba·mide \ˌfe-nəl-ˌthī-ō-ˈkär-bə-ˌmīd, ˌfē-\

Definition of phenylthiocarbamide

  1. :  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

1889

First Known Use of phenylthiocarbamide

1889


Medical Dictionary

phenylthiocarbamide

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

Medical Definition of phenylthiocarbamide

  1. :  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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