Renal clearance

Renal clearance ratio

The renal clearance ratio or fractional excretion is a measure of the speed at which a constituent of urine passes through the kidneys. It is defined by following equation:

clearance ratio of X = frac{C_x}{C_{in}}

Creatinine is sometimes used instead of inulin as the reference substance.

See also

Search another word or see Renal clearanceon Dictionary | Thesaurus |Spanish
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature