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Pronunciation: thi'o-sem'e-kar'ba-zon


  1. A compound containing the thiosemicarbazide radical, =N—NH—C(S)—NH2.
  2. One of a group of tuberculostatic drugs that includes thiosemicarbazide, benzaldehyde thiosemicarbazone, and 4-aminoacetylbenzaldehyde thiosemicarbazone.

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