car·​bam·​ide | \ ˈkär-bə-ˌmīd How to pronounce carbamide (audio) , kär-ˈba-məd How to pronounce carbamide (audio) \

Definition of carbamide

: urea

Examples of carbamide in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web These whitening pens contain carbamide peroxide gel that’s directly applied to the teeth, designed to break down surface stains from foods and drink. Hanna Horvath, NBC News, "The best at-home teeth whitening products, according to dentists," 14 Jan. 2021 As far as formula concentration goes, the American Dental Association (ADA) recommends using strips that contain no more than 10% of hydrogen peroxide or 35% of carbamide peroxide. Sian Babish,, "The best teeth whitening strip of 2020," 26 Sep. 2020 Don’t forget the albuterol inhalers, eye drops, antifungal tablets, carbamide peroxide for earwax removal, several classes of steroids and hormones, as well as drugs for seizures, high blood pressure, and plenty more. Troy Farah, Ars Technica, "Vicodin, ketamine, and caffeine: The ingredients of a good space pharmacy," 8 June 2020 There's hydrogen peroxide, carbamide peroxide, there's different kinds. Kristen Jordan Shamus, Detroit Free Press, "Charcoal toothpaste can remove more than stains from your teeth, dentist warns," 24 June 2019 At 25 percent carbamide peroxide, this CVS brand whitening kit hits near the top of the allowable range. Emma Sarran Webster, Allure, "6 of the Best Teeth-Whitening Kits in the Drugstore," 13 Sep. 2018 At 25 percent carbamide peroxide, this CVS brand whitening kit hits near the top of the allowable range. Emma Sarran Webster, Allure, "6 Of The Best Teeth-Whitening Kits In The Drugstore," 28 June 2017

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First Known Use of carbamide

1865, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for carbamide

International Scientific Vocabulary carb- + amide

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The first known use of carbamide was in 1865

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“Carbamide.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2021.

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carb·​amide | \ ˈkär-bə-ˌmīd How to pronounce carbamide (audio) , kär-ˈbam-əd How to pronounce carbamide (audio) \

Medical Definition of carbamide

: urea

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