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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: ă-mōn-ō-tēl′e-ă

Definition: The process or type of nitrogen excretion in which ammonia and ammonium ions are the primary forms in which nitrogen is excreted from an organism.

[ammonia + G. telos, end, outcome, + -ia]

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