urate

noun
\ ˈyu̇r-ˌāt How to pronounce urate (audio) \

Definition of urate

: a salt of uric acid

Other Words from urate

uratic \ yu̇-​ˈra-​tik How to pronounce urate (audio) \ adjective

Examples of urate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The diagnosis is confirmed by identification of monosodium urate crystals in the joint. Dr. Keith Roach, oregonlive, 26 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of urate

1800, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for urate

French, from urique uric, from English uric

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“Urate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/urate. Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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urate

noun
\ ˈyu̇(ə)r-ˌāt How to pronounce urate (audio) \

Medical Definition of urate

: a salt of uric acid deposits of urates in the joints

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