renal clearance
noun Date: 1948 clearance 3

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  • renal clearance — n CLEARANCE * * * see clearance * * * 1. removal of a substance from the blood by the kidney. 2. a measure of the rate of such removal; given by the formula C = V Ч U/P, where C is the clearance, V the urine volume in mL/min, U the urine… …   Medical dictionary

  • renal clearance — clearance …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • renal clearance — noun A measure of the ability of the kidneys to remove a specific substance from the bloodstream Syn: clearance …   Wiktionary

  • renal clearance — noun : clearance 2g …   Useful english dictionary

  • Renal clearance ratio — The renal clearance ratio or fractional excretion is a measure of the speed at which a constituent of urine passes through the kidneys. It is defined by following equation:: clearance ratio of X = frac{C x}{C {in *X is the analyte substance *Cx… …   Wikipedia

  • Клиренс (Clearance), Клиренс Почечный (Renal Clearance) — очистка, количественное определение скорости, с которой почки удаляют продукты жизнедеятельности из крови. Выражается объемом плазмы, который может быть полностью очищен от какого либо вещества за единицу времени (например, клиренс креатинина).… …   Медицинские термины

  • clearance — renal clearance; n. a quantitative measure of the rate at which waste products are removed from the blood by the kidneys. It is expressed in terms of the volume of blood that could be completely cleared of a particular substance in one minute …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • renal system — ▪ anatomy Introduction  in humans (human body), organ system that includes the kidneys, where urine is produced, and the ureters, bladder, and urethra for the passage, storage, and voiding of urine.       In many respects the human excretory, or… …   Universalium

  • Renal function — Diagram showing the basic physiologic mechanisms of the kidney Renal function, in nephrology, is an indication of the state of the kidney and its role in renal physiology. Glomerular filtration rate (GFR) describes the flow rate of filtered fluid …   Wikipedia

  • Clearance (medicine) — In medicine, the clearance is a measurement of the renal excretion ability. Although clearance may also involve other organs than the kidney, it is almost synonymous with renal clearance or renal plasma clearance. Each substance has a specific… …   Wikipedia

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