- a salt of uric acid.
Origin of urate
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If the turbidity is owing to the urate it will disappear; if to chyle it will remain.
The skin covering them is frequently stretched and glossy, and may exhibit white spots of urate of soda.
Guano acts as a source of ammonia, containing much oxalate and urate of ammonia, with some phosphates.
The gouty concretions of the joints, popularly known as chalk-stones, consist chiefly of urate of sodium.
Heintz states that they are a mixture of urate of sodium with small quantities of the urates of ammonium, lime, and magnesium.
- any salt or ester of uric acid
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- A salt of uric acid.
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