Urochrome - definition of urochrome by The Free Dictionary
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A yellow pigment that is chiefly responsible for the yellowish color of normal urine.
(Biochemistry) the yellowish pigment that colours urine
[C19: from uro-1 + -chrome]
u•ro•chrome (ˈyʊər əˌkroʊm)
a yellow pigment that gives the color to urine.
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The amount excreted can vary depending on the person's metabolic state, with increased urochrome
production during fasting states.
Using a combination of specially developed enzymes to completely remediate the acid crystals and remove the urea and urochrome
Normal urine color, which ranges from clear to deep yellow, is influenced by the pigment urochrome