Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A salt of uric acid.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A salt of uric acid. See uric.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Physiol. Chem.) A salt of uric acid

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  • noun chemistry any salt of uric acid; the deposition of urate crystals in the joints leads to gout

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  • noun a salt of uric acid

Etymologies

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

[ur(ic acid) + –ate.]

Examples

  • Professor Martin Fussenegger of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich designed a 'molecular prosthesis' to treat gout, which is made from human cells designed to detect an increase in levels of uric acid and to respond by secreting an enzyme called urate oxydase, which destroys uric acid.

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  • Professor Martin Fussenegger of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich designed a 'molecular prosthesis' to treat gout, which is made from human cells designed to detect an increase in levels of uric acid and to respond by secreting an enzyme called urate oxydase, which destroys uric acid.

    Analysis

  • Professor Martin Fussenegger of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich designed a 'molecular prosthesis' to treat gout, which is made from human cells designed to detect an increase in levels of uric acid and to respond by secreting an enzyme called urate oxydase, which destroys uric acid.

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  • 'molecular prosthesis' to treat gout, which is made from human cells designed to detect an increase in levels of uric acid and to respond by secreting an enzyme called urate oxydase, which destroys uric acid.

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  • 'molecular prosthesis' to treat gout, which is made from human cells designed to detect an increase in levels of uric acid and to respond by secreting an enzyme called urate oxydase, which destroys uric acid.

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