[fen-l-thahy-oh-yoo-ree-uh, -yoo r-ee-uh, -feen-]
a crystalline, slightly water-soluble solid, C6H5NHCSNH2, that is either tasteless or bitter, depending upon the heredity of the taster, and is used in medical genetics and as a diagnostic.
Origin of phenylthiourea
Also called phen·yl·thi·o·car·ba·mide [fen-l-thahy-oh-kahr-buh-mahyd, -mid, feen-] /ˌfɛn lˌθaɪ oʊˈkɑr bəˌmaɪd, -mɪd, ˌfin-/.
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