methimazole

noun
me·​thi·​ma·​zole | \ me-ˈthī-mə-ˌzōl, mə- How to pronounce methimazole (audio) \

Medical Definition of methimazole

: a drug C4H6N2S used to inhibit activity of the thyroid gland

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“Methimazole.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/methimazole. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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