Overview

thionamides


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

pl. n. a group of chemically related compounds used as antithyroid drugs. They exert their action on thyroid tissue by inhibiting the iodination of thyroglobulin, which is an essential step in the manufacture of thyroid hormones.

Subjects: Medicine and Health.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.