urea cycle

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urea cycle

n
(Biochemistry) the sequence of metabolic reactions leading in vertebrates to the synthesis of urea
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Induction of ornithine-urea cycle enzymes and nitrogen metabolism and excretion in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) during early life stages.