ureotelic


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u·re·o·tel·ic

 (yo͝o-rē′ə-tĕl′ĭk, yo͝or′ē-ō-)
adj.
Excreting urea as the chief component of nitrogenous waste.


u·re′o·tel′ism (yo͝o-rē′ə-tĕl′ĭz′əm, yo͝or′ē-ŏt′l-ĭz′əm) n.

ureotelic

(ˌjʊərɪəˈtɛlɪk) or

uricotelic

adj
(Biology) excreting urea as the main component of waste
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catesbeiana is ureotelic, although in tadpole stage it reveals ah ammoniotelic pattern of nitrogen excretion (Goldstein 1982, Curtis and Barnes 2001).