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methimazole

[ me-thim-uh-zohl, -thahy-muh- ]
/ mɛˈθɪm əˌzoʊl, -ˈθaɪ mə- /
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noun Pharmacology.
a white crystalline substance, C4H6N2S, that inhibits thyroxin synthesis, used in the treatment of hyperthyroidism.
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Origin of methimazole

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Medical definitions for methimazole

methimazole
[ mə-thĭmə-zōl′ ]

n.
A drug that inhibits the synthesis of thyroid hormone and is used to treat hyperthyroidism.
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