thiram

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noun thi·ram \ˈthī-ˌram\

Definition of thiram

  1. :  a compound C6H12N2S4 used as a fungicide and seed disinfectant

Origin and Etymology of thiram

probably by alteration from thiuram the chemical group NH2CS


First Known Use: 1949


Medical Dictionary

thiram

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noun thi·ram \ˈthī-ˌram\

Medical Definition of thiram

  1. :  a compound C6H12N2S4 used as a fungicide


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