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uricolysis

[yoo r-i-kol-uh-sis] /ˌyʊər ɪˈkɒl ə sɪs/
noun, Biochemistry
1.
the decomposition of uric acid.
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uricolytic
[yoo r-i-koh-lit-ik] /ˌyʊər ɪ koʊˈlɪt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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uricolyses in Medicine

uricolysis u·ri·col·y·sis (yur'ĭ-kŏl'ĭ-sĭs)
n.
Decomposition of uric acid.


u'ri·co·lyt'ic (yur'ĭ-kō-lĭt'ĭk) adj.
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