methylthiouracil

noun

meth·​yl·​thio·​ura·​cil -ˌthī-ō-ˈyu̇r-ə-ˌsil How to pronounce methylthiouracil (audio)
: a crystalline compound C5H6N2OS used in the suppression of hyperactivity of the thyroid

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“Methylthiouracil.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/methylthiouracil. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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