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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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