urochrome

noun

uro·​chrome ˈyu̇r-ə-ˌkrōm How to pronounce urochrome (audio)
: a yellow pigment to which the color of normal urine is principally due

Word History

First Known Use

1864, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of urochrome was in 1864

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“Urochrome.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/urochrome. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

Medical Definition

urochrome

noun
uro·​chrome ˈyu̇r-ə-ˌkrōm How to pronounce urochrome (audio)
: a yellow pigment to which the color of normal urine is principally due

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