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urine

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noun \ˈyər-ən, ˈyu̇r-\

Simple Definition of urine

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of urine

  1. :  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

urinous

play \ˈyər-ə-nəs, ˈyu̇r-\ adjective

Origin and Etymology 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

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URINE Defined for Kids

urine

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noun \ˈyu̇r-ən\

Definition of urine for Students

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




Medical Dictionary

urine

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noun \ˈyu̇r-ən\

Medical Definition of urine

  1. :  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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