ureotelic
adjective Etymology: urea + -o- + tel- + -ic; from the fact that urea is the end product Date: 1924 excreting nitrogen mostly in the form of urea • ureotelism noun

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  • Ureotelic — refers to an organism that excretes excess nitrogen as urea [ [http://cancerweb.ncl.ac.uk/cgi bin/omd?ureotelic Definition: ureotelic from Online Medical Dictionary ] ] . Humans can be described as being Ureotelic organisms.References …   Wikipedia

  • ureotelic — [yoo rē΄ə tel′ik, yoor΄ē ətel′ik] adj. 〚/span> UREA + TELIC〛 designating those animals, as mammals or fish, that excrete most of their waste nitrogen in the form of urea in the urine: cf. URICOTELIC * * * u·re·o·tel·ic ( …   Universalium

  • ureotelic — [yoo rē΄ə tel′ik, yoor΄ē ətel′ik] adj. [< UREA + TELIC] designating those animals, as mammals or fish, that excrete most of their waste nitrogen in the form of urea in the urine: cf. URICOTELIC …   English World dictionary

  • ureotelic — Excreting nitrogen primarily in the form of urea. [ureo + G. telos, end] * * * ureo·tel·ic yu̇ .rē ə tel ik, .yu̇r ē ō adj excreting nitrogen mostly in the form of urea <ureotelic mammals> ureo·te·lism tel .iz əm, .yu̇r ē ät əl .iz əm n * * …   Medical dictionary

  • ureotelic — producing urea as the main nitrogenous waste, as in fish …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • ureotelic — ureo·tel·ic …   English syllables

  • ureotelic — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ureotélico — Los ureotélicos son aquellos animales que excretan urea como principal catabolito nitrogenado, es decir, que excretan el exceso de nitrógeno en forma de urea.[1] [2] Son ureotélicos los peces elasmobranquios, los anfibios, los reptiles quelonios… …   Wikipedia Español

  • ureotelism — noun see ureotelic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Ernest Baldwin — Ernest Hubert Francis Baldwin (March 29, 1909 ndash; December 7, 1969) was an English biochemist, textbook author and pioneer in the field of comparative biochemistry.Born in Gloucester, Baldwin attended the Crypt Grammar School followed by St.… …   Wikipedia

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