Definition of uric acid in English:

uric acid

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noun

[mass noun] Biochemistry
An almost insoluble compound which is a breakdown product of nitrogenous metabolism. It is the main excretory product in birds, reptiles, and insects.
  • A bicyclic acid derived from purine; chemical formula: C5H4N4O3
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  • Continue to stay away from alcohol and coffee, because they accelerate the breakdown of protein into uric acid.
  • Additionally, there is an elevation in blood glucose and uric acid production.
  • The waste products of protein metabolism are urea and to a lesser extent uric acid and creatinine.

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