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ureotelic

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adjective ureo·tel·ic \yu̇-ˌrē-ə-ˈte-lik, ˌyu̇r-ē-ō-\

Definition of ureotelic

  1. :  excreting nitrogen mostly in the form of urea

ureotelism

play \-ˈte-ˌli-zəm, ˌyu̇r-ē-ˈä-tə-ˌli-zəm\ noun


Origin and Etymology of ureotelic

urea + -o- + tel- + -ic; from the fact that urea is the end product


First Known Use: 1924


Medical Dictionary

ureotelic

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adjective ureo·tel·ic \yu̇-ˌrē-ə-ˈtel-ik, ˌyu̇r-ē-ō-\

Medical Definition of ureotelic

  1. :  excreting nitrogen mostly in the form of urea <ureotelic mammals>

ureotelism

\-ˈtel-ˌiz-əm, ˌyu̇r-ē-ˈät-əl-ˌiz-əm\play play noun



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