Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See urea.

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  • n. urea

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The technical name for urea.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A compound identical with urea, having the formula CO(NH2)2.
  • n. A general name for the derivatives of urea.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the chief solid component of mammalian urine; synthesized from ammonia and carbon dioxide and used as fertilizer and in animal feed and in plastics

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

carb(o)- + amide.

Examples

  • In this model the ice grain was compressed by 40% and formed new C-N bonds, producing molecules such as carbamide (urea - CH4N2O), which is a natural molecule formed in the liver from ammonia produced by the de-amination of amino acids.

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  • Look for hydrogen peroxide instead of carbamide peroxide ingredients.

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  • Hydrogen peroxide works faster than carbamide see Step 3, but takes longer to get results and deactivates faster.

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  • The ACCC said more recalls were likely after it recently notified suppliers that products containing more than six per cent hydrogen peroxide or more than 18 per cent carbamide peroxide were unsafe.

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  • After 50 picoseconds of relaxation Goldman's group saw just five types of molecule with carbon-nitrogen bonds including hydrogen cyanide and more carbamide.

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  • The team noticed that molecules with carbon-nitrogen bonds were forming, including an unstable molecule called carbamide.

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  • Dentists have used carbamide peroxide, or urea peroxide, for decades to whiten teeth, but its original use was as an oral antiseptic.

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  • Association noted that applying the tooth whitener carbamide peroxide through a custom-fit mouth tray might combat those problems.

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  • The carbamide peroxide gel can be prescribed or purchased over-the-counter.

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  • Lazarchik said further research is needed to determine a specific protocol for using tray-applied carbamide peroxide specifically to improve oral health.

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