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uricotelic

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adjective uri·co·tel·ic \ˌyu̇r-i-kō-ˈte-lik\

Definition of uricotelic

  1. :  excreting nitrogen mostly in the form of uric acid <birds are typical uricotelic animals>

uri·co·tel·ism play \-ˈte-ˌli-zəm, -ˈkä-tə-ˌli-zəm\ noun


Origin of uricotelic

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


First Known Use: 1924


Medical Dictionary

uricotelic

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adjective uri·co·tel·ic \ˌyu̇r-i-kō-ˈtel-ik\

Medical Definition of uricotelic

  1. :  excreting nitrogen mostly in the form of uric acid <birds are typical uricotelic animals>

  2. uri·co·tel·ism \-ˈtel-ˌiz-əm, -ˈkät-əl-ˌiz-əm\play play noun




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