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Excessive use of urea, which accounts for more than 50 percent of the country’s total fertilizer consumption, has deteriorated the health of farmlands in many parts of the country.
The cars could not carry an adequate supply of a urea solution known as AdBlue used to neutralize harmful tailpipe fumes.
Urea cycle disorder prevents the removal of protein waste from the body.
Two days later, she was pronounced brain dead and diagnosed with urea cycle disorder, a rare genetic condition that can be treated with diet and medication, but oftentimes goes undiagnosed, allowing ammonia to build up in the bloodstream.
Meegan Hefford, a 25-year-old from Mandurah, Australia, was discovered to have a urea cycle disorder, which blocks the body from correctly breaking down protein.
Meegan Hefford had an undiagnosed genetic condition called urea cycle disorder.
The most serious allegation is that the companies deliberately chose not to fit their diesel cars with the best exhaust-cleaning equipment but rather used smaller urea tanks that didn't take up as much trunk space.
Der Spiegel reported Friday that German automakers including Daimler had colluded for years on diesel technology and other issues and had agreed to limit the size of the tanks for the urea solution used to reduce emissions of nitrogen oxides.
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First Known Use: 1806See Words from the same year
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: a substance that contains nitrogen, is found in the urine of mammals and some fish, and is used in some kinds of fertilizer
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