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Medical Term:

a-naphthylthiourea

Pronunciation: naf'thil-thi'o-yu-re'a

Definition: 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.

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