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Descriptor in English: Urea
Descriptor in Spanish: Urea
Descriptor in Portuguese: Ureia
Descriptor in French: Urée
Entry term(s): Basodexan
Carbamide
Carmol
Tree number(s): D02.948
Scope note: A compound formed in the liver from ammonia produced by the deamination of amino acids. It is the principal end product of protein catabolism and constitutes about one half of the total urinary solids.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
See also the descriptors: Blood Urea Nitrogen MeSH
DeCS UI: 14907
Descriptor UI: D014508
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Urea - Preferred
Concept UI M0022315
Scope note A compound formed in the liver from ammonia produced by the deamination of amino acids. It is the principal end product of protein catabolism and constitutes about one half of the total urinary solids.
Preferred term Urea
Entry term(s) Carbamide
Basodexan - Narrower
Concept UI M0373263
Preferred term Basodexan
Carmol - Narrower
Concept UI M0373262
Preferred term Carmol



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