urea

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New Latin, from French urée, from Ancient Greek οὖρον (oûron, urine).

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urea (countable and uncountable, plural ureas)

  1. (biochemistry, uncountable) A water-soluble organic compound, CO(NH2)2, formed by the metabolism of proteins and excreted in the urine.
  2. (chemistry, countable) Any N-substituted derivative of urea, with the general formula (R1R2N)CO(NR3R4).

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urea

  1. urea

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urea f (plural uree)

  1. urea

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