A substance formed by the breakdown of protein in the liver. The kidneys filter urea out of the blood and into the urine. Carbamide can also be made in the laboratory. A topical form of carbamide is being studied in the treatment of hand-foot syndrome (pain, swelling, numbness, tingling, or redness of the hands or feet that may occur as a side effect of certain anticancer drugs). Also called urea.

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  • Carbamide — Car*bam ide (k[aum]r*b[a^]m [i^]d or [imac]d), n. [Carbonyl + amide.] (Chem.) The technical name for urea. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Carbamide — Urée Urée Représentation 2D et 3D Général Nom IUPAC urée …   Wikipédia en Français

  • carbamide — karbamidas statusas T sritis chemija formulė (NH₂)₂CO atitikmenys: angl. carbamide; urea rus. карбамид; мочевина …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • carbamide — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary carb + amide Date: 1865 urea …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • carbamide — /kahr beuh muyd , mid, kahr bam uyd, id/, n. urea. [1860 65; CARB + AMIDE] * * * …   Universalium

  • carbamide — noun urea …   Wiktionary

  • carbamide — Obsolete term for urea. * * * carb·amide kär bə .mīd, kär bam əd n UREA * * * car·ba·mide (kahrґbə mīd) urea …   Medical dictionary

  • carbamide — n. organic compound urea (Chemistry) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • carbamide — car·bam·ide …   English syllables