uric acid defined in 1951 yearuric acid - uric acid;
uric acid - Complex nitrogen-containing organic compound, only slightly soluble in water. Main excreted product of breakdown of amino-acids and nucleic acids in uricotelic animals. Excreted by primates and Dalmatian dogs, but not by other mammals, as product of break-down of nucleic acids. Compare with: Ureotelic.
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