orotate o·ro·tate (ôr’ə-tāt’)
A salt or an ester of orotic acid.
- Or other
One besides the one mentioned. This phrase is used to emphasize indefinite words beginning with some, such as someone, somehow, sometime, somewhere. For example, Someone or other will be taking tickets at the door, or I can’t remember where I put the lawn rake, but it’s somewhere or other in the garage, or Somehow or […]
- Orotic acid
orotic acid o·rot·ic acid (ô-rŏt’ĭk) n. An important intermediate in the formation of pyrimidine nucleotides.
- Orotic aciduria
orotic aciduria n. An inherited disorder of pyrimidine metabolism characterized by megaloblastic anemia, leukopenia, retarded growth, and the excretion of orotic acid in the urine.
- Orotracheal tube
orotracheal tube o·ro·tra·che·al tube (ôr’ō-trā’kē-əl) n. An endotracheal tube inserted through the mouth.