Pronunciation: (fen"l-thī"ō-yoo-rē'u, -yoor'ē-u, -fēn"-), [key]
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. Also called phen•yl•thi•o•car•bam•ide Pronunciation: (fen"l-thī"ō-kär-bam'īd, -id, -kär'bu-mīd", -mid, fēn"-). [key]
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