uricotelic


uri·co·tel·ic

adjective \ˌyr-i-kō-ˈte-lik\

Definition of URICOTELIC

:  excreting nitrogen mostly in the form of uric acid <birds are typical uricotelic animals>
uri·co·tel·ism \-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

uri·co·tel·ic

adjective \ˌyr-i-kō-ˈtel-ik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of URICOTELIC

: excreting nitrogen mostly in the form of uric acid <birds are typical uricotelic animals>
uri·co·tel·ism \-ˈtel-ˌiz-əm, -ˈkät-əl-ˌiz-əm\ noun

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