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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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The clinical signs of the disease include:DepressionRuffled feathersWatery diarrhoea (White due to urates) that mutts on the vent feathersInflamed cloaca due to vent peckingLoss of appetitedeathThe severity of the clinical signs depends on the age and breed of the bird Layers are more susceptible than broilers.
Experts suspect all dairy products have the potential to raise the risk of Parkinson's because they're thought to reduce levels of protective chemicals in the body called urates.
Gout is a disease in which there is defect within the uric acid metabolism, causing an excess build-up of uric acid and urates (salt) within the bloodstream and the synovial joints (Concise Medical Dictionary 2002).
(33) Epidemiologic studies suggest that patients who consume more dairy products have lower serum urates and lower risk for gouty attacks (independent of the effect of dairy consumption on the rest of the consumer's diet), and at least two studies suggest that dairy consumption results in a rapid uricosuric effect.
"We should be routinely monitoring serum urates in at-risk patients so that we can review the nonpharmacologic approaches to urate lowering and management of their comorbid diseases."
No fecal material was retrieved from the enema, and the bird did not pass any fecal material overnight, only a small amount of urates.
However, all gout patients should lower urates through diet change.
Precipitation of urates is often seen in acidic urine at 4[degrees]C.
(29) Again, the benefit of this difference remains to be determined, but suggests the possibility that febuxostat might permit clinicians to more readily reach target serum urates within the range of safe use of the drug.
Urates can be deposited on the liver, pericardium, and epicardium.
In contrast to most mammals, whose serum urate levels are typically below 2 mg/dL, primates (including humans, great apes, and some New World monkeys) tend to have serum urates in the range of 6 to 7 mg/dL, owing to a lack of uricase.
Gout is a form of inflammatory arthritis characterized by the formation of monosodium urate crystals in the joints, synovial liquid, and other tissues [1-4].