ure·​ide ˈyu̇r-ē-ˌīd How to pronounce ureide (audio)
: a cyclic or acyclic acyl derivative of urea

Word History

First Known Use

1857, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of ureide was in 1857

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“Ureide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ureide. Accessed 27 Mar. 2023.

Medical Definition


ure·​ide ˈyu̇r-ē-ˌīd How to pronounce ureide (audio)
: an acyl derivative of urea
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