- a crystalline end product of creatine metabolism, C4H7N3O, occurring in urine, muscle, and blood.
Origin of creatinine
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The creatinine was estimated in two cases and was found to be 2.0 mg.Scurvy Past and Present
Alfred Fabian Hess
Foremost among them are uric acid, creatinine, and the coloring-matter.Schenk's Theory: The Determination of Sex
Samuel Leopold Schenk
The precipitate contains the picrate of trimethylenediamine, mixed with the picrates of cadaverine and creatinine.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection
Alexander Wynter Blyth
Creatine and creatinine also seem to lessen in amount, but of the extent of this change I am not as yet fully informed.Fat and Blood
S. Weir Mitchell
- an anhydride of creatine that is abundant in muscle and excreted in the urine
Word Origin for creatinine
- A creatine anhydride formed by the metabolism of creatine and found in muscle tissue and blood and normally excreted in the urine as metabolic waste.
- A compound formed by the metabolism of creatine, found in muscle tissue and blood and normally excreted in the urine as a metabolic waste. Measurement of creatinine levels in the blood is used to evaluate kidney function. Chemical formula: C4H7N3O.