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urine

noun \ˈyər-ən, ˈyr-\

medical : waste liquid that collects in the bladder before leaving the body

Full Definition of URINE

:  waste material that is secreted by the kidney in vertebrates, is rich in end products of protein metabolism together with salts and pigments, and forms a clear amber and usually slightly acid fluid in mammals but is semisolid in birds and reptiles
urin·ous \ˈyər-ə-nəs, ˈyr-\ adjective

Origin of URINE

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin urina, from urinari to dive; akin to Sanskrit vār water and perhaps to Sanskrit varṣati it rains, Greek ourein to urinate
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with URINE

URINE Defined for Kids

urine

noun \ˈyr-ən\

Definition of URINE for Kids

:  the yellowish liquid produced by the kidneys and given off from the body as waste
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urine

noun \ˈyr-ən\

Medical Definition of URINE

:  waste material that is secreted by the kidney, is rich in end products (as urea, uric acid, and creatinine) of protein metabolism together with salts and pigments, and forms a clear amber and usually slightly acid fluid

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