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creatinine clearance +   
urine creatinine excretion rate 
urine creatinine level +   
Measurement of the amount of creatinine in a specified sample of urine, the fluid waste product excreted by the kidneys. Creatinine is a nitrogenous compound formed in muscle as the end product of creatine metabolism. Blood and urine tests for creatinine are used as diagnostic indicators of kidney function and muscle mass.

Xrefs: CHEBI:16737
Definition Sources: Dorland:Dorlands_Illustrated_Medical_Dictionary--31st_Ed, ISBN:978-1416049982, Miller-Keane:Miller-Keane_Encyclopedia_and_Dictionary_of_Medicine_Nursing_and_Allied_Health--7th_Ed

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