ureaform

noun
urea·form | \ -ˌfȯrm \
plural -s

Definition of ureaform 

: a synthetic fertilizer compounded of urea and formaldehyde and designed to release nitrogen slowly in usable form through the action of soil bacteria

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History and Etymology for ureaform

urea + formaldehyde

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