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creatinine

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cre·at·i·nine  (kr-tn-n, -n)
n.
A creatine anhydride, C4H7N3O, formed by the metabolism of creatine, that is found in muscle tissue and blood and normally excreted in the urine as a metabolic waste.


creatinine (kriːˈætəˌniːn)
n
1. (Biochemistry) an anhydride of creatine that is abundant in muscle and excreted in the urine
[C19: from German Kreatinin, from Kreatincreatine + -in-ine²]

creatinine  (kr-tn-n, -n)
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.
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cre·at·i·nine
n.  creatinina, sustancia presente en la orina que representa el producto final del metabolismo de la creatina; ___ clearance → depuración de ___, volumen de plasma libre de ___.


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