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u·re·a

 (yo͝o-rē′ə)
n.
A water-soluble compound, CO(NH2)2, that is the major nitrogenous end product of protein metabolism and is the chief nitrogenous component of the urine in mammals and certain other animals. Also called carbamide.

[New Latin, from French urée, from urine, urine, from Old French, from Latin ūrīna; see urine.]

urea

(ˈjʊərɪə)
n
(Biochemistry) a white water-soluble crystalline compound with a saline taste and often an odour of ammonia, produced by protein metabolism and excreted in urine. A synthetic form is used as a fertilizer, animal feed, and in the manufacture of synthetic resins. Formula: CO(NH2)2. Also called: carbamide
[C19: from New Latin, from French urée, from Greek ouron urine]
uˈreal, uˈreic adj

u•re•a

(yʊˈri ə, ˈyʊər i ə)

n.
1. a compound, CO(NH2)2, occurring in urine and other body fluids as a product of protein metabolism.
2. a water-soluble powder form of this compound, used as a fertilizer, animal feed, in the synthesis of plastics, resins, and barbiturates, and in medicine as a diuretic.
[1800–10; < New Latin < French urée; ultimately < Greek oûron urine or oureîn to urinate; see uro-1]
u•re′al, u•re′ic, adj.

u·re·a

(yo͝o-rē′ə)
The chief nitrogen-containing waste product excreted in the urine of mammals and some fish. It is produced by the breakdown of amino acids in the liver and is also made artificially for use in fertilizers and medicine.

urea

The chief nitrogenous waste product excreted in urine.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.urea - the chief solid component of mammalian urine; synthesized from ammonia and carbon dioxide and used as fertilizer and in animal feed and in plastics
organic compound - any compound of carbon and another element or a radical
Translations
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urea

[ˈjʊərɪə] Nurea f

urea

nHarnstoff m, → Urea f (spec)

urea

[ˈjʊərɪə] nurea

u·re·a

n. urea, producto del metabolismo de las proteínas, forma en la cual el nitrógeno se excreta por la orina;
hereditary ___ cycle abnormalityciclo ureico hereditario anormal.

urea

n urea
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The continuation of the urea subsidy scheme will ensure that adequate quantity of urea is made available to the farmers at statutory controlled price.
14 ( ANI ): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Wednesday accorded the approval to the proposal of Department of Fertilizers to continue Urea Subsidy Scheme up to 2019-20 at a total estimated cost of Rs 1,64,935 crore and for disbursement of fertilizer subsidy.
So they are using NEB which is a type of root extract which contains 17 per cent Fulvic acid that helps to increase the number of soil microorganisms to save up to 50 per cent Urea or Nitrogen.
Dumfries and Galloway based Agrii agronomist Alistair Neil's data model has examined the potential impact on yield from early season applications of urea and Ammonium Nitrate (AN) in the form of Nitram.
The Ministry of Commerce managed to get approval for export of an additional 35,000 tons of urea and won extension in the deadline for already approved shipments in a meeting of the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) held at the end of December 2017.
Fertilizer glut eased after export of over half a million tons of urea that was made possible only because of the subsidy offered by the government.
The findings are significant because urea levels can be lowered through medication, diet - for example, by eating less protein - and other means, thereby allowing for improved treatment and possible prevention of diabetes.
Since the local urea producers have achieved a high level of productivity over the past couple of years - Pakistan now has gained the strategic strength to stop spending precious foreign exchange on importing large volumes of expensive urea from abroad.
Manzar Hayat, Managing Director of National Fertilizer Marketing Company (NFML) told the company currently has zero stock of urea - the key agriculture input.
However, Meister-20, Meister-27, Duration Polymer Coated Urea Type-V and Uber-10 had lower loss of NH3-N due to slow release property and this character could be beneficial for supplying nutrients to next season crop.
Slow-release urea has decreased the appearance of ammonia in rumen fluid and has not showed peaks of it in ruminal concentration as observed when animals are supplied feed grade urea, suggesting a greater N utilization by rumen microorganisms [5], Positive effects of feeding slow-release urea (SRU) on neutral detergent fiber (NDF) digestibility and microbial protein synthesis have been reported in literature [6], These effects are related to the fact that several cellulolytic bacteria use N from ammonia to grow in rumen [7], However, other studies have reported no effects of replacing feed grade urea by SRU on ruminal fermentation [8], nutrient digestibility and N excretion [9],