uri·​co·​su·​ric ˌyu̇r-i-kə-ˈshu̇r-ik How to pronounce uricosuric (audio)
: relating to or promoting the excretion of uric acid in the urine

Word History


irregular from uric

First Known Use

circa 1947, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of uricosuric was circa 1947

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Cite this Entry

“Uricosuric.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uricosuric. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

Medical Definition


1 of 2 adjective
uri·​co·​su·​ric -ˈsu̇r-ik, -ˈshu̇r- How to pronounce uricosuric (audio)
: relating to or promoting uricosuria
uricosuric drugs


2 of 2 noun
: a uricosuric agent (as probenecid)

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