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urochrome

[yoo r-uh-krohm]
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noun Biochemistry.
  1. a yellow-colored pigment that gives the color to urine.

Origin of urochrome

First recorded in 1860–65; uro-1 + chrome
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British Dictionary definitions for urochrome

urochrome

noun
  1. the yellowish pigment that colours urine

Word Origin

C19: from uro- 1 + -chrome
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

urochrome in Medicine

urochrome

([object Object])
n.
  1. A compound of urobilin and a peptide that is the principal pigment of urine.
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