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urine meaning

EN[ˈjʊɹɪn] [ˈjɝɪn] [ˈjʊəɹɪn] [ˈjʊəɹaɪn] [-ʊəɹɪn]
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  • Urine (from Latin Urina, ae, f.) is a liquid by-product of the body secreted by the kidneys through a process called urination (or micturition) and excreted through the urethra.
  • Cellular metabolism generates numerous by-products, many rich in nitrogen, that require clearance from the bloodstream.
  • Human urine together with human feces are collectively referred to as human waste or human excreta.
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    Definition of urine in English Dictionary

  • NounPLurinesSUF-ine
    1. (physiology) Liquid excrement consisting of water, salts and urea, which is made in the kidneys, stored in the bladder, then released through the urethra.
      1. An artificial kidney these days still means a refrigerator-sized dialysis machine. Such devices mimic the way real kidneys cleanse blood and eject impurities and surplus water as urine.
  • VerbSGurinesPRuriningPT, PPurined
    1. (archaic) To urinate.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • To confirm the aquaretic effect we measured sodium and osmolality in plasma and urine in all experimental animals.
        • This finding is consistent with previous work, which revealed a dichotomy between piliated tissue-associated UPEC and nonpiliated bacteria found in the urine of the same infected mouse.
        • Renal trauma caused by blunt force, entrapment, falls, puncture or accidental trocarisation [ 4 ] may rupture the renal capsule leading to leakage of urine into the perirenal tissues.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Urine studies revealed dipstick proteinuria (100 mg/dL), large dipstick blood, only a few normomorphic erythrocytes, and negative culture.
      3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • Inherited deficiency of urocanase leads to elevated levels of urocanic acid in the urine.
        • When the loss of water is very great (cholera, infant diarrhœas), there is an increase of potassium salts and phosphates in the urine.
        • An artificial kidney these days still means a refrigerator-sized dialysis machine. Such devices mimic the way real kidneys cleanse blood and eject impurities and surplus water as urine.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Countable nouns
          • Singularia tantum
            • Uncountable nouns
          • Verbs
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          Meaning of urine for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "urine" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum. It's also a verb.
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