triketopurine

Synonym for uric acid ... <biochemistry> The final product of nitrogenous excretion in animals that require to conserve water, such as terrestrial insects or have limited storage space, such as birds and their eggs. Uric acid has very low water solubility and crystals may be deposited in, for example: butterflies wings to impart irridescence.
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triketopurine

Type: Term Pronunciation: trī-kē′tō-pyū′rēn Synonyms: uric acid
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