ureide(redirected from ureids)
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Any of various derivatives of urea.
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1. (Elements & Compounds) any of a class of organic compounds derived from urea by replacing one or more of its hydrogen atoms by organic groups
2. (Elements & Compounds) any of a class of derivatives of urea and carboxylic acids, in which one or more of the hydrogen atoms have been replaced by acyl groups: includes the cyclic ureides, such as alloxan
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u•re•ide(ˈyʊər iˌaɪd, -ɪd)
an acyl urea.
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