Definition of ureotelic
: excreting nitrogen mostly in the form of urea
ureotelismplay \yu̇-ˌrē-ə-ˈte-ˌli-zəm, ˌyu̇r-ē-ˈä-tə-ˌli-zəm\ noun
Origin and Etymology of ureotelic
urea + -o- + tel- + -ic; from the fact that urea is the end product
First Known Use: 1924
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