Uroerythrin


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U`ro`e`ryth´rin


n.1.(Physiol. Chem.) A reddish urinary pigment, considered as the substance which gives to the urine of rheumatism its characteristic color. It also causes the red color often seen in deposits of urates.
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The typical yellow-amber color is caused by urochrome and, to a lesser extent, uroerythrin or urobilin.