ureagenesis

[ yu-rē′ə-jĕnĭ-sĭs ]

n.

Formation of urea, especially the metabolism of amino acids to urea.ureapoiesis

Nearby words

  1. urea cycle,
  2. urea frost,
  3. urea nitrogen,
  4. urea-,
  5. urea-formaldehyde resin,
  6. ureaplasma,
  7. ureapoiesis,
  8. urease,
  9. urecchysis,
  10. uredema


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