uricotelic

adjective uri·co·tel·ic \ ˌyu̇r-i-kō-ˈte-lik \

Definition of uricotelic

: excreting nitrogen mostly in the form of uric acid
  • birds are typical uricotelic animals

uricotelism

play \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


Medical Dictionary

uricotelic

adjective uri·co·tel·ic \ ˌyu̇r-i-kō-ˈtel-ik \

medical Definition of uricotelic

: excreting nitrogen mostly in the form of uric acid
  • birds are typical uricotelic animals

uricotelism

play \-ˈtel-ˌiz-əm, -ˈkät-ᵊl-ˌiz-əm\ noun

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