alpha-naphthylthiourea(redirected from a-naphthylthiourea)
A derivative of thiourea; a highly toxic antithyroid agent, especially to small mammals, causing pulmonary edema, fatty degeneration of the liver, and low body temperature; used as a rat poison.
a rodenticide. Causes fatal pericardial and pleural effusion and pulmonary edema in most domestic animal species if taken accidentally. Little used nowadays. Abbreviated ANTU.