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A salt of uric acid.

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(Elements & Compounds) any salt or ester of uric acid
uratic adj
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(ˈyʊər eɪt)

a salt of uric acid.
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Noun1.urate - a salt of uric acid
salt - a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
chalkstone, tophus - a deposit of urates around a joint or in the external ear; diagnostic of advanced or chronic gout
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References in periodicals archive ?
Streem, "Ammonium acid urate calculi: a reevaluation of risk factors," The Journal of Urology, vol.
No pure uric acid or ammonium urate calculi were reported .In this study 59.7% of the calculi contained uric acid while in studies reported by Zafar et al, Khalil et al and Sial et al, 43.3%, 40.8% and 60% of their calculi respectively contained uric acid .21, 22, 19 ln another study reported from Karachi by Shah Jehan et al, 52.8% of the upper urinary calculi contained uric acid.23 These results are very similar to our study.
Blanking with water is absolutely not allowed because all reactions work correctly only under acid conditions; the urate calculi must be dissolved in concentrated sulfuric acid and water, and all tests are optimized for these conditions.