exogenous uric acid


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exogenous uric acid

Etymology: Gk, exo, outside, genein, to produce, ouron, urine; L, acidus
the accumulation of uric acid in the body produced by the metabolism of purine-rich foods.

exogenous uric acid

Uric acid derived from purines from food made up of free purines and nucleic acids.
See: urate; uraturia
See also: acid