uric


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u·ric

 (yo͝or′ĭk)
adj.
Relating to, contained in, or obtained from urine.

uric

(ˈjʊərɪk)
adj
(Biochemistry) of, concerning, or derived from urine
[C18: from uro-1 + -ic]

u•ric

(ˈyʊər ɪk)

adj.
of, pertaining to, contained in, or derived from urine.
[1790–1800; < Greek oûr(on) urine + -ic]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.uric - in or relating to or obtained from urine; "uric acid"
Translations

uric

[ˈjʊərɪk] ADJúrico
uric acidácido m úrico

uric

adjHarn-, Urin-
References in classic literature ?
Beauty has no effect upon uric acid that I'm aware of," he sighed, contemplating the round pane opposite, through which the sky and sea showed blue.
Termites and cockroaches store uric acid at all life stages.
High uric acid and high salt increased the chances of high blood pressure by 32%.
The common cause being the accumlation of higher than normal uric acid in a person's body.
The drug allopurinol is used to help prevent attacks, as it lowers the level of uric acid in the blood.
The current study aimed to determine levels of uric acid and soluble proteins in the feces of 3 subterranean termite species, and in turn consider how these biomolecules are involved in termite digestion and nutrition.
Although the effect on health among young people has not been widely investigated, elevated uric acid levels can be caused by genetics, diet, and other factors.
Uric acid concentrations determined for the kidneys, heart muscle, skeletal muscle, and scrapings from the pericardial sack (20 mg) and intertarsal joint (2 mg) were, respectively, 12,200, 200, 110, 20,700, and 43,000 mg/100 g tissue.
Analysis method for determining uric acid and allantoin and synthesized microbial protein from excreted purine derivatives in the urine:
The uric acid pool increases with purine intake and internal production related to the breakdown of nucleic acids.
Several mechanisms have been proposed to account for the association between SUA and cardiovascular and renal abnormalities, and include: increased uric acid production to counteract oxidative stress and endothelial damage in the context of the atherosclerotic process; the severity of hypertension itself and a subtle reduction in glomerular filtration rate leading to impaired renal uric acid clearance.