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Standard urea clearance

standard urea clearance The value obtained when the square root of the urine flow (when below 2 ml/min) is multiplied by the... Read More

Urea clearance

Definition noun The volume of plasma (or blood) that would be cleared completely of urea by the kidneys or by hemodialysis... Read More

Urea

urea (Science: biochemistry) The final nitrogenous excretion product of many organisms. The chief solid component of... Read More

Urea clearance test

urea clearance test A test of renal function based on urea... Read More

Inorganic compound

Definition noun plural: inorganic compounds A chemical compound lacking both carbon-carbon (C-C) and carbon-hydrogen... Read More

Hyperosmotic

Hyperosmotic Definition The word Hyperosmotic is derived from two Greek words: 'hyper', meaning “excess” and 'osmos',... Read More

Uric acid

uric acid (Science: biochemistry) The final product of nitrogenous excretion in animals that require to conserve water, such... Read More

Organic compound

Definition noun plural: organic compounds A compound that, in general, contains carbon covalently bound to other atoms,... Read More

Catabolism

Catabolism Definition Catabolism is the branch of the metabolic process that breaks down complex, big molecules into... Read More

Uracil

Definition noun plural: uracils u·ra·cil, ˈjʊərəsɪl (biochemistry) A pyrimidine nucleobase in RNA that... Read More

Nucleobase

Definition noun plural: nucleobases (biochemistry) The base in the nucleic acid, e.g. purines and pyrimidines Details ... Read More

Giemsa banding

Definition noun (cytogenetics) A chromosome staining technique that employs Giemsa stain in order to produce a... Read More

Insolubility

Definition noun The quality of being insoluble. Supplement Examples of instances where there is insolubility are oil in... Read More

Ornithine

ornithine (Science: amino acid) Is made from the amino acid arginine and in turn is a precursor to form glutamic acid,... Read More

Coenzyme

Enzymes can break down complicated large molecules into simpler smaller ones, they can combine small molecules or atoms to... Read More

Diuresis

Diuresis is the increased secretion of urine. It may also be defined as the physiologic process involved in the excessive... Read More

Ure

ure 1. (Science: zoology) The urus. 2. (Science: prefix) Relating to urea or to urine. Origin: G. Ouron,... Read More

Rest nitrogen

rest nitrogen --> nonprotein nitrogen The nitrogen content of other than protein bodies; e.g., about one-half the... Read More

Urinary system

Definition noun The organ system concerned with the production and excretion of urine Supplement An organ system, (sometimes... Read More

Nitrogen

Definition noun plural: nitrogens ni·tro·gen, ˈnɐɪtʰɹədʒən (biochemistry) A colorless, odorless, gaseous... Read More

Amniotic fluid

Definition noun The protective fluid surrounding the developing fetus within the amniotic sac of a pregnant... Read More

Alanine

Alanine (Science: amino acid) alanine is a nonessential amino acid that can be manufactured by the body from other sources... Read More

Aspartate

Aspartate (Science: amino acid) a nonessential amino acid that plays a critical part of the enzyme in the liver that... Read More

Perspiration

Definition noun (1) The act or the process of producing and excreting a watery, saline fluid that evaporates from the... Read More

Melting

melting liquefaction; the act of causing (something) to melt, or the process of becoming melted. (Science: chemistry)... Read More