thiourea

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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
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Each print is hand printed and "thiocarbamide toned", a process which apparently gives that soft tone to the prints.
Before the introduction of the toxic goitrogens, the thiocarbamide drugs, the Lugol solution was used extensively during the early and mid 1900s in medical practice for the treatment of hyperthyroidism and with good results.
Thiourea which is also known as thiocarbamide is a white crystalline solid compound that consists of sulphur and nitrogen atoms.