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Medical Term:

propylthiouracil

Pronunciation: pro'pil-thi'o-yu'ra-sil

Definition: An antithyroid agent that inhibits the synthesis of thyroid hormones; used in the treatment of hyperthyroidism; a goitrogen.

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