thiouracil

noun
thio·ura·cil | \ˌthī-ō-ˈyu̇r-ə-ˌsil \

Definition of thiouracil 

: a bitter crystalline compound C4H4N2OS that depresses the function of the thyroid gland

First Known Use of thiouracil

1905, in the meaning defined above

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thiouracil

noun
thio·ura·cil | \ˌthī-ō-ˈyu̇r-ə-ˌsil \

Medical Definition of thiouracil 

: a bitter crystalline compound C4H4N2OS that depresses the function of the thyroid gland

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