thiourea

noun thio·urea \ -yu̇-ˈrē-ə \

Definition of thiourea

: a colorless crystalline bitter compound CS(NH2)2 analogous to and resembling urea that is used especially as a photographic and organic chemical reagent; also : a substituted derivative of this compound

Origin and Etymology of thiourea

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thiourea

noun thio·urea \ -yu̇-ˈrē-ə \

medical Definition of thiourea

: a colorless bitter crystalline compound CS(NH2)2 analogous to and resembling urea that is used especially as a reagent and in medicine as an antithyroid drug called also thiocarbamide

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