thiouracil

noun
thio·​ura·​cil | \ ˌthī-ō-ˈyu̇r-ə-ˌsil How to pronounce thiouracil (audio) \

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thiouracil. Accessed 27 Feb. 2021.

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thiouracil

noun
thio·​ura·​cil | \ ˌthī-ō-ˈyu̇r-ə-ˌsil How to pronounce thiouracil (audio) \

Medical Definition of thiouracil

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

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