phenylthiocarbamide

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


Medical Dictionary

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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