Urea

urea

(Science: biochemistry) The final nitrogenous excretion product of many organisms. The chief solid component of mammalian urine; synthesized from ammonia and carbon dioxide and used as fertilizer and in animal feed and in plastics.A molecules created from ammonia and carbon dioxide as a result of the urea cycle.

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