ureotelic

adjective
ureo·​tel·​ic | \ yu̇-ˌrē-ə-ˈte-lik How to pronounce ureotelic (audio) , ˌyu̇r-ē-ō- How to pronounce ureotelic (audio) \

Definition of ureotelic

: excreting nitrogen mostly in the form of urea

Other Words from ureotelic

ureotelism \ yu̇-​ˌrē-​ə-​ˈte-​ˌli-​zəm How to pronounce ureotelic (audio) , ˌyu̇r-​ē-​ˈä-​tə-​ˌli-​zəm How to pronounce ureotelic (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of ureotelic

1924, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ureotelic

urea + -o- + tel- + -ic; from the fact that urea is the end product

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The first known use of ureotelic was in 1924

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“Ureotelic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ureotelic. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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ureotelic

adjective
ureo·​tel·​ic | \ yu̇-ˌrē-ə-ˈtel-ik How to pronounce ureotelic (audio) , ˌyu̇r-ē-ō- How to pronounce ureotelic (audio) \

Medical Definition of ureotelic

: excreting nitrogen mostly in the form of urea ureotelic mammals

Other Words from ureotelic

ureotelism \ -​ˈtel-​ˌiz-​əm How to pronounce ureotelic (audio) , ˌyu̇r-​ē-​ˈät-​ᵊl-​ˌiz-​əm How to pronounce ureotelic (audio) \ noun

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