uricosuric
adjective Etymology: irregular from uric Date: circa 1947 relating to or promoting the excretion of uric acid in the urine

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  • Uricosuric — medications (drugs) are substances that increase the excretion of uric acid in the urine, thus reducing uric acid concentrations in plasma. Generally, this effect is achieved by action on the proximal tubule.Uricosurics often are used in the… …   Wikipedia

  • uricosuric — [yoor΄i kō syoor′ik] adj. 〚 URICO + s + URIC〛 increasing or promoting the urinary excretion of uric acid * * * u·ri·co·sur·ic (yo͝or ĭ kə so͝orʹĭk) adj. Promoting the excretion of uric acid in the urine.   [From uric …   Universalium

  • uricosuric — [yoor΄i kō syoor′ik] adj. [ URICO + s + URIC] increasing or promoting the urinary excretion of uric acid …   English World dictionary

  • uricosuric — Tending to increase the excretion of uric acid. * * * uri·co·su·ric su̇r ik, shu̇r adj relating to or promoting uricosuria <uricosuric drugs> uricosuric n a uricosuric agent (as probenecid) * * * uri·co·su·ric (u″rĭ ko suґrik) 1 …   Medical dictionary

  • uricosuric — adjective Pertaining to gout suppressants that act directly on the renal tubule to increase the excretion of uric acid, thus reducing its concentrations in plasma …   Wiktionary

  • uricosuric — uri·co·su·ric …   English syllables

  • uricosuric — adjective acting to increase the excretion of uric acid in the urine • Pertains to noun: ↑urine …   Useful english dictionary

  • uricosuric drug — a drug, such as probenecid or sulfinpyrazone, that increases the amount of uric acid excreted in the urine. Uricosuric drugs are used to treat gout and other conditions in which the levels of uric acid in the blood are increased, as during… …   Medical dictionary

  • uricosuric drug — a drug, such as probenecid or sulfinpyrazone, that increases the amount of uric acid excreted in the urine …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Средство Уриколитическое (Uricosuric Drug) — лекарственное вещество (такое, например, как пробенецид или сульфинпиразон), способствующее выведению из организма мочевой кислоты. Эти вещества применяются для лечения подагры и некоторых других заболеваний, сопровождающихся повышением… …   Медицинские термины

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