- of, pertaining to, contained in, or derived from urine.
Origin of uric
- a combining form of uric acid: uricolysis.
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Examples from the Web for uric
Eradicate the uric acid from the system, and then the rheumatism will disappear.Dollars and Sense
Col. Wm. C. Hunter
They contain alkalies which help to lessen the accumulation of uric acid.No Animal Food
Rupert H. Wheldon
Get out of this before Uric Dugan and his gang make us a call.
That fire shall provide no beacon for Uric Dugan and the Danites!
It does not seem possible that she is his daughter—the daughter of Uric Dugan.
- of, concerning, or derived from urine
C18: from uro- 1 + -ic
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Word Origin and History for uric
1797, from French urique, from urine (see urine). Uric acid attested from 1800.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Relating to, contained in, or obtained from urine.
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