ureotelism


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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.
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ureotelism

(ˌjʊərɪəˈtɛlɪzəm) or

uricotelism

n
(Biology) the state or quality of being ureotelic
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