[ me-thim-uh-zohl, -thahy-muh- ]
/ mɛˈθɪm əˌzoʊl, -ˈθaɪ mə- /
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a white crystalline substance, C4H6N2S, that inhibits thyroxin synthesis, used in the treatment of hyperthyroidism.
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Medical definitions for methimazole
[ mə-thĭm′ə-zōl′ ]
A drug that inhibits the synthesis of thyroid hormone and is used to treat hyperthyroidism.
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