Definition of propylthiouracil in English:

propylthiouracil

noun

Chemistry
  • Any propyl derivative of a thiouracil; specifically a compound used to treat hyperthyroidism, 6- n -propyl-2-thiouracil.

    Formula: C₇H₁₀N₂OS.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Journal of the American Chemical Society.