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thiourea   (thī'ō-y-rē'ə)  Pronunciation Key 
A lustrous white crystalline compound used as a developer in photography and photocopying and in various organic syntheses. Thiourea has the same structure as urea, but with a sulfur atom in place of the oxygen atom. Chemical formula: CH4N2S.
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