dialkylthiourea etymology

English word dialkylthiourea comes from English thiourea, English dialkyl

Detailed word origin of dialkylthiourea

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
thiourea English (eng) (organic compound) Any of a class of compounds based on NH2-CS-NH2, formally derived from urea by replacing the oxygen atom with sulfur, used in photography as a fixing agent, in inorganic synthesis, and in medicine as an antithyroid drug.
dialkyl English (eng) (countable, organic chemistry) Any compound containing two alkyl groups. (uncountable, organic chemistry, especially in combination) Two alkyl groups in a compound.
dialkylthiourea English (eng) (organic compound) Any derivative of thiourea having two alkyl groups.