Definition of uricotelic
: excreting nitrogen mostly in the form of uric acid <birds are typical uricotelic animals>
uricotelismplay \ˌyu̇r-i-kō-ˈte-ˌli-zəm, ˌyu̇r-i-ˈkä-tə-ˌli-zəm\ noun
Origin and Etymology of uricotelic
uric + -o- + tel- + -ic; from the fact that uric acid is the end product
First Known Use: 1924
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