renal clearance

n.

The volume of plasma that is completely cleared of a specific compound per unit time, measured as a test of kidney function.

Nearby words

  1. renaissant,
  2. renal,
  3. renal artery,
  4. renal carcinosarcoma,
  5. renal cast,
  6. renal column,
  7. renal corpuscle,
  8. renal cortex,
  9. renal cortical lobule,
  10. renal fascia


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