[ fen-l-thahy-oh-yoo-ree-uh, -yoor-ee-uh, -feen- ]
/ ˌfɛn lˌθaɪ oʊ yʊˈri ə, -ˈyʊər i ə, -ˌfin- /
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.
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Also called phen·yl·thi·o·car·ba·mide [fen-l-thahy-oh-kahr-buh-mahyd, -mid, feen-]. /ˌfɛn lˌθaɪ oʊˈkɑr bəˌmaɪd, -mɪd, ˌfin-/.
Words nearby phenylthiourea
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Scientific definitions for phenylthiourea
[ fĕn′əl-thī′ō-yu-rē′ə, fē′nəl- ]
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