a colorless, crystalline chemical compound, CS(NH), used in organic synthesis, in photography, etc.
Origin of thioureaModL: see thio- and amp; urea
A lustrous white crystalline compound, CH4N2S, the sulfur analog of urea, used as a developer in photography and photocopying and in various organic syntheses. Also called thiocarbamide.
From New Latin, 1890-95, thio- + urea.