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urate a salt of uric acid.
urban of or pertaining to a city or town. [3 definitions]
urbane refined in manner; polished; elegant.
urbanism the culture or way of life of city dwellers.
urbanite one who lives in a city.
urbanity refined politeness; elegant courtesy. [2 definitions]
urbanization the process by which the population in cities and towns grows as people leave rural areas for urban areas. [2 definitions]
urbanize to make urban, as an area or locale.
urbanology the study of the social problems of cities.
urban renewal the renewing of deteriorating parts of a town or city, by renovation or new construction.
urban spadeleaf a small creeping plant used in herbal medicine; Centella.
urban sprawl spreading of the urban structure into adjoining suburbs and rural areas.
urchin a small child, esp. a poor, mischievous, or dirty boy. [2 definitions]
Urdu the official literary language of Pakistan, written with Persian-Arabic characters, and widely used by Muslims in India.
-ure act or process. [3 definitions]
urea a soluble nitrogen compound found in the urine of mammals, and synthesized from carbon dioxide and ammonia for use in fertilizers, animal feeds, and other products.
uremia a toxic condition resulting from the retaining in the blood of wastes that normally are evacuated in urine.
ureter a narrow duct through which urine moves from the kidney to the bladder or cloaca.
urethane any of several compounds derived from carbamic acid; ethyl carbamate. [2 definitions]
urethra a duct that carries urine outside the body from the bladder and that, in a male mammal, conducts the semen.
urethroscope a medical instrument for observing the interior of the urethra.