What Is Uric Acid? - Levels, Causes & Symptoms Video

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Uric acid is produced in the body after the breakdown of what product during the digestive process?

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1. All of the following can be due to an excess of uric acid circulating through the body EXCEPT FOR:

2. Uric acid is MAINLY eliminated from the body through what mechanism?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet can be used to assess your knowledge of the uses and properties of uric acid. In order to pass the quiz, you will need to know how uric acid is produced.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet can help you review:

  • Food that contains the highest amount of purines
  • How uric acid is eliminated from the body
  • Cause of excessive amounts of uric acid
  • How uric acid is produced by the body

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet can be utilized to help you test out the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding how uric acid is eliminated from the body
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about properties of uric acid
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding how uric acid is produced and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about uric acid and its properties, review the lesson on What Is Uric Acid? - Levels, Causes & Symptoms. This lesson will help you:

  • Understand what uric acid is
  • Identify causes for increased uric acid in the body
  • Learn what happens when uric acid increases in the body
  • Examine how certain diets can contribute to higher levels of uric acid
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