Urine vs Xanthopterin - What's the difference?

urine | xanthopterin |


As nouns the difference between urine and xanthopterin

is that urine is urine while xanthopterin is a yellow crystalline solid that occurs mainly in the wings of butterflies and in the urine of mammals, converted by microorganisms into folic acid.

urine

English

Noun

(en-noun)
  • (physiology) Liquid excrement consisting of water, salts and urea, which is made in the kidneys, stored in the bladder, then released through the urethra.
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    Derived terms

    * urinal * urinary * urinate * urination * urinose * urinous

    Synonyms

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    xanthopterin

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia xanthopterin)
  • A yellow crystalline solid that occurs mainly in the wings of butterflies and in the urine of mammals, converted by microorganisms into folic acid.