urochrome


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urochrome

 [u´ro-krōm]
a breakdown product of hemoglobin related to the bile pigments, found in the urine and responsible for its yellow color.

ur·o·chrome

(yūr'ō-krōm),
The principal pigment of urine, a compound of urobilin and a peptide of unknown structure.
Synonym(s): urian

urochrome

/uro·chrome/ (u´ro-krōm) the end product of hemoglobin breakdown, found in the urine and responsible for its yellow color.

urochrome

(yo͝or′ə-krōm′)
n.
The yellow pigment that determines the color of urine.

u·ro·chrome

(yūr'ō-krōm)
The principal pigment of urine, a compound of urobilin and a peptide of unknown structure.

urochrome

a breakdown product of hemoglobin related to the bile pigments, found in the urine and responsible for its yellow color.