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uric

1

[ yoor-ik ]

adjective

  1. of, pertaining to, contained in, or derived from urine.


uric-

2
  1. a combining form of uric acid ( def ):

    uricolysis.

uric

/ ˈjʊərɪk /

adjective

  1. of, concerning, or derived from urine


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Word History and Origins

Origin of uric1

First recorded in 1790–1800; ur- 1 + -ic

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Word History and Origins

Origin of uric1

C18: from uro- 1+ -ic

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Example Sentences

The amount of the other purin bodies together is about one-tenth that of uric acid.

Uric acid is decreased before an attack of gout and increased afterward, but its etiologic relation is still uncertain.

An increase is also noted in the uric-acid diathesis and in diseases accompanied by respiratory insufficiency.

Factors which favor an early deposit are high acidity, diminished urinary pigments, and excessive excretion of uric acid.

When treated with hydrochloric or acetic acid they slowly dissolve and rhombic crystals of uric acid appear.

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urialuric acid