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urochrome

[yoo r-uh-krohm] /ˈyʊər əˌkroʊm/
noun, Biochemistry.
1.
a yellow-colored pigment that gives the color to urine.
Origin of urochrome
1860-1865
First recorded in 1860-65; uro-1 + chrome
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British Dictionary definitions for urochrome

urochrome

/ˈjʊərəʊˌkrəʊm/
noun
1.
the yellowish pigment that colours urine
Word Origin
C19: from uro-1 + -chrome
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urochrome in Medicine

urochrome u·ro·chrome (yur'ə-krōm')
n.
A compound of urobilin and a peptide that is the principal pigment of urine.

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