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uric

[ yoor-ik ]
/ ˈyʊər ɪk /
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adjective
of, pertaining to, contained in, or derived from urine.
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Origin of uric

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

Other definitions for uric (2 of 2)

uric-

a combining form of uric acid: uricolysis.
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British Dictionary definitions for uric

uric
/ (ˈjʊərɪk) /

adjective
of, concerning, or derived from urine

Word Origin for uric

C18: from uro- 1 + -ic
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Medical definitions for uric

uric
[ yurĭk ]

adj.
Relating to, contained in, or obtained from urine.
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