<biochemistry, nephrology> A waste product of protein metabolism that is found in the urine.
Can be measured to assess overall kidney function. An abnormally elevated blood creatinine level is seen in those individuals with kidney insufficiency and kidney failure.
(27 Sep 1997)
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creatinine clearance, creatinine clearance test
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