urochrome


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u·ro·chrome

 (yo͝or′ə-krōm′)
n.
A yellow pigment that is chiefly responsible for the yellowish color of normal urine.
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urochrome

(ˈjʊərəʊˌkrəʊm)
n
(Biochemistry) the yellowish pigment that colours urine
[C19: from uro-1 + -chrome]
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u•ro•chrome

(ˈyʊər əˌkroʊm)

n.
a yellow pigment that gives the color to urine.
[1860–65]
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Normal urine colour ranges from pale yellow to deep amber - the result of a pigment called urochrome and how diluted or concentrated the urine is.
The colour comes from a pigment found in your blood called urochrome - the darker the colour, the more concentrated the urochrome, meaning you need to drink more liquids.
The colour comes from a pigment found in your blood called urochrome -- the darker the colour, the more concentrated the urochrome, meaning you need to drink more liquids.