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uric acid

n.
A semisolid compound, C5H4N4O3, that is a nitrogenous end product of protein and purine metabolism and is the chief nitrogenous waste product of most birds, terrestrial reptiles, and insects.

uric acid

n
(Biochemistry) a white odourless tasteless crystalline product of protein metabolism, present in the blood and urine; 2,6,8-trihydroxypurine. Formula: C5H4N4O3

u′ric ac′id


n.
a compound, C5H4N4O3, that is present in mammalian urine in small amounts and is the principal nitrogenous component of the excrement of reptiles and birds.
[1790–1800]

u·ric acid

(yo͝or′ĭk)
The chief nitrogen-containing waste product excreted in the urine of birds, insects, and most reptiles. It is produced by the breakdown of amino acids in the liver.
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Noun1.uric acid - a white tasteless odorless crystalline product of protein metabolismuric acid - a white tasteless odorless crystalline product of protein metabolism; found in the blood and urine
acid - any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
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u·ric ac·id

n. ácido úrico, producto del metabolismo de las proteínas presente en la sangre y excretado en la orina.

uric acid

n ácido úrico
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