inulin clearance


A method for determining the rate of filtration in the renal glomeruli, since inulin is completely filterable through them and is neither excreted nor reabsorbed by the renal tubules.

Nearby words

  1. inuk,
  2. inukshuk,
  3. inuktitut,
  4. inulase,
  5. inulin,
  6. inunction,
  7. inundant,
  8. inundate,
  9. inundation,
  10. inupiaq

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