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having uric acid as the chief excretory product of nitrogen metabolism.
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Producing uric acid as the chief excretory product of nitrogen metabolism.
[urico- + G. telos, end]
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Excreting uric acid as the chief component of nitrogenous waste.
u′ri·co·tel′ism (-kō-tĕl′ĭz′əm, -kŏt′l-) n.
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uricotelic(of animals) excreting uric acid as the end product of the breakdown of amino acids. Such excretion is characteristic of embryonic development in a shell, where waste products must be stored.
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