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iothiouracil sodium

Pronunciation: i'o-thi-o'yur'a-sil so'de-um

Definition: The sodium salt of 5-iodo-2-thiouracil; an iodine derivative of thiouracil with the thyroid-involuting action of iodine and the capability to inhibit thyroxine production.

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