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 The Snow whitener serum contains hallmark whitening agents hydrogen peroxide and carbamide peroxide, plus peppermint oil for a nice flavor. Marielle Marlys, Good Housekeeping, 15 June 2022 Using a formula packed with hydrogen peroxide or carbamide peroxide will polish off stains and boost the overall appearance of your teeth. ELLE, 14 May 2022 Teeth whitening uses a safe bleach called carbamide peroxide to remove stains from enamel. Ariana Yaptangco, Glamour, 9 Mar. 2022 Just apply the dental-grade whitening gel, powered by carbamide peroxide—a combination of urea and hydrogen peroxide—directly to the mouth tray and turn on the LED light. Anthea Levi,, 16 Feb. 2022 Use products with carbamide peroxide (instead of hydrogen peroxide). Adam Hurly, Robb Report, 10 Dec. 2021 That's thanks to Cali White's gentle formula, which swaps out harsh ingredients like hydrogen peroxide for carbamide peroxide (part hydrogen peroxide and part urea, an organic compound), safer for enamel and just as effective as hydrogen peroxide. Ariel Scotti,, 27 Nov. 2021 Whitening agents, which tend to be bleaching chemicals like carbamide peroxide or hydrogen peroxide, break up the chromogen so that it can be easily washed away. Sarah Jacob, SELF, 13 Aug. 2021 Made with organic carbamide peroxide, Cali White's whitening gel is a great option for those who might have teeth sensitivity. Rebecca Deczynski,, 21 June 2021 See More

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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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22 Jun 2022

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“Carbamide.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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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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