urochrome

noun
uro·​chrome | \ ˈyu̇r-ə-ˌkrōm How to pronounce urochrome (audio) \

Definition of urochrome

: a yellow pigment to which the color of normal urine is principally due

First Known Use of urochrome

1864, in the meaning defined above

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“Urochrome.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/urochrome. Accessed 27 May. 2020.

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urochrome

noun
uro·​chrome | \ ˈyu̇r-ə-ˌkrōm How to pronounce urochrome (audio) \

Medical Definition of urochrome

: a yellow pigment to which the color of normal urine is principally due

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