urea
noun Etymology: New Latin, from French urée, from urine Date: 1806 a soluble weakly basic nitrogenous compound CO(NH2)2 that is the chief solid component of mammalian urine and an end product of protein decomposition, is synthesized from carbon dioxide and ammonia, and is used especially in synthesis (as of resins and plastics) and in fertilizers and animal rations

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  • Urea — Urea …   Wikipedia Español

  • urea — f. bioquím. Compuesto que se sintetiza en el hígado y se elimina principalmente por el riñón y que corresponde con el producto final de la degradación de las proteínas. La presencia de urea en la sangre aumenta en los casos de insuficiencia renal …   Diccionario médico

  • Urea — U re*a, a. [NL. See {Urine}.] (Physiol. Chem.) A very soluble crystalline body which is the chief constituent of the urine in mammals and some other animals. It is also present in small quantity in blood, serous fluids, lymph, the liver, etc.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • urea — ‘Sustancia contenida en la orina’: «Las pacientes pueden presentar ascenso de la urea y densidad urinaria baja» (Rausch/Bay Anorexia [Arg. 1990]). Es voz llana: [uréa]; no es correcta la forma esdrújula ⊕ úrea …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • Urea — die; <aus nlat. urea, dies aus gr. oũron »Harn«> Harnstoff (Med.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • urea — urèa ž DEFINICIJA kem. bijela kristalna, u vodi lako topljiva tvar CO (NH2), nalazi se u tjelesnim tekućinama i osobito u urinu (čovjeka i drugih sisavaca), upotrebljava se kao umjetno gnojivo i u proizvodnji sintetskih smola; karbamid,… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Urea — Urea, so v.w. Harnstoff …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Urēa — (v. griech. urein, harnen), der Harnstoff …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • urèa — ž biol. tvar koja se nalazi u tjelesnim tekućinama, osobito u urinu ✧ {{001f}}grč …   Veliki rječnik hrvatskoga jezika

  • urea — 1806, Latinized from Fr. urée (1803), from Gk. ouron urine (see URINE (Cf. urine)) …   Etymology dictionary

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