methylthiouracil


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methylthiouracil

[¦meth·əl¦thī·ō′yu̇r·ə·səl]
(pharmacology)
C5H6N2OS A crystalline compound; used as a medicine for overactivity of the thyroid. Also known as 6-methyl-2-thiouracil.
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A comparison of potassium perchlorate, methylthiouracil, and carbimazole in the treatment of thyrotoxicosis.