urochrome


urochrome

urochrome [yoo r-uh-krohm] Word Origin noun Biochemistry.

  1. a yellow-colored pigment that gives the color to urine.

Origin of urochrome First recorded in 1860–65; uro-1 + chrome British Dictionary definitions for urochrome urochrome noun

  1. the yellowish pigment that colours urine

Word Origin for urochrome C19: from uro- 1 + -chrome urochrome in Medicine urochrome [yur′ə-krōm′] n.

  1. A compound of urobilin and a peptide that is the principal pigment of urine.

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