uricotelic


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u·ri·co·tel·ic

 (yo͝or′ĭ-kō-tĕl′ĭk)
adj.
Excreting uric acid as the chief component of nitrogenous waste.

u′ri·co·tel′ism (-kō-tĕl′ĭz′əm, -kŏt′l-) n.

uricotelic

(ˌjʊərɪkəʊˈtɛlɪk)
adj
(Biology) a variant of ureotelic
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Although termites are uricotelic, feces of a subterranean termite, Reticulitermes flavipes Kollar, were reported to have only trace amounts of uric acid (Potrikus & Breznak 1980a).
The classification of animals as amoniotelic, ureotelic, and uricotelic is based exclusively on the predominance of nitrogenated metabolic compounds in excreta.