thiouracil

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

Definition of thiouracil

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

Origin and Etymology of thiouracil

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1905


Medical Dictionary

thiouracil

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

Medical Definition of thiouracil

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


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