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[fen-l-thahy-oh-yoo-ree-uh, -yoo r-ee-uh, -feen-] /ˌfɛn lˌθaɪ oʊ yʊˈri ə, -ˈyʊər i ə, -ˌfin-/

noun, Biochemistry.
a crystalline, slightly water-soluble solid, C 6 H 5 NHCSNH 2 , that is either tasteless or bitter, depending upon the heredity of the taster, and is used in medical genetics and as a diagnostic.
(fěn’əl-thī’ō-y-rē’ə, fē’nəl-)
See phenylthiocarbamide.


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