[ yoo r-uh-krohm ]
/ ˈyʊər əˌkroʊm /
a yellow-colored pigment that gives the color to urine.
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British Dictionary definitions for urochrome
/ (ˈjʊərəʊˌkrəʊm) /
the yellowish pigment that colours urine
Word Origin for urochrome
C19: from uro- 1 + -chrome
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Medicine definitions for urochrome
[ yur′ə-krōm′ ]
A compound of urobilin and a peptide that is the principal pigment of urine.
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