methimazole
/me thim"euh zohl', -thuy"meuh-/, n. Pharm.
a white crystalline substance, C4H6N2S, that inhibits thyroxin synthesis, used in the treatment of hyperthyroidism.
[METH(YL) + IM(ID)AZOLE]

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