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[yoo r-eyt]
noun Chemistry.
  1. a salt of uric acid.
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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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Examples from the Web for uratic

Historical Examples

  • Uratic deposits may occur to an enormous extent in gouty persons without the occurrence of any pain or paroxysms.

    The Chemistry of Food and Nutrition

    A. W. Duncan

British Dictionary definitions for uratic


  1. any salt or ester of uric acid
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Derived Formsuratic (jʊˈrætɪk), adjective
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uratic in Medicine


  1. A salt of uric acid.
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