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thi·o·u·re·a

(thī'ō-yū-rē'ă),
An antithyroid compound of the thioamide group, with the same actions and uses as thiouracil. Several derivatives of thiourea are useful in the treatment of leprosy.
Synonym(s): thiocarbamide

thiourea

(thi?o-ur-e'a) [Gr. theion, sulfur, + ouron, urine]
H2NCSNH2; A colorless crystalline compound of urea in which sulfur replaces the oxygen. Synonym: sulfourea

thiourea

a goitrogenic agent used in industry as a photographic fixative. Mode of action is as for thiouracil.