propylthiouracil

noun
pro·​pyl·​thio·​ura·​cil | \ -ˌthī-ō-ˈyu̇r-ə-ˌsil How to pronounce propylthiouracil (audio) \

Medical Definition of propylthiouracil

: a crystalline compound C7H10N2OS used as an antithyroid drug in the treatment of goiter

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“Propylthiouracil.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/propylthiouracil. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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