[yoo r-eyt]

noun Chemistry.

a salt of uric acid.

Origin of urate

First recorded in 1790–1800; ur(ic acid) + -ate2
Related formsu·rat·ic [yoo-rat-ik] /yʊˈræt ɪk/, adjective
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any salt or ester of uric acid
Derived Formsuratic (jʊˈrætɪk), adjective
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A salt of uric acid.
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