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Kaleido is conducting clinical trials for a drug to treat urea cycle disorders by targeting gut chemistry.
According to Nails magazine, the most common active ingredients found in callus-removing formulas are urea, salicylic acid (which is commonly found in acne treatments) and potassium hydroxide.
Rather than having the back of the heel shaved or pumiced off at your pedicure appointment, routine applications of a cream boasting a 20 to 40 percent concentration of urea on the label will create a smoother surface all year long.
The Oregon plant produces the chemical compound urea, among other things, as fertilizer for the agricultural industry.
Wood frogs hold in urine all winter as a survival mechanism by recycling urea, according to a study published Tuesday.
For a mild yet effective treatment, Dr. Wechsler suggests exfoliating with a brown sugar scrub, microdermabrasion (a device that gently sands down and softens the skin), or urea gels.
This fact requires manufactures to produce unique engines specific to the American market, including the addition of awkward urea tanks for trapping nitrous oxide.
Generally, home gardeners don't have access to urea.
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UREA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of urea for English Language Learners
: a substance that contains nitrogen, is found in the urine of mammals and some fish, and is used in some kinds of fertilizer
UREA Defined for Kids
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