ureotelic


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ureotelic

 [u″re-o-tel´ik]
having urea as the chief excretory product of nitrogen metabolism.

u·re·o·tel·ic

(yū'rē-ō-tel'ik),
Excreting nitrogen primarily in the form of urea.
[ureo- + G. telos, end]

ureotelic

/ureo·tel·ic/ (u″re-o-tel´ik) having urea as the chief excretory product of nitrogen metabolism.

ureotelic

(yo͝o-rē′ə-tĕl′ĭk, yo͝or′ē-ō-)
adj.
Excreting urea as the chief component of nitrogenous waste.

u·re′o·tel′ism (yo͝o-rē′ə-tĕl′ĭz′əm, yo͝or′ē-ŏt′l-ĭz′əm) n.

ureotelic

(of animals) excreting UREA as the end product of the breakdown of amino acids. Urea is produced by the ORNITHINE CYCLE, and is characteristic of embryonic development in which soluble urea can easily diffuse away

ureotelic

having urea as the chief excretory product of nitrogen metabolism.

ureotelic mammals
humans, dogs, rat, sheep, cattle and pigs. These animals have high liver levels of arginase.