Definition of Creatinine

1. Noun. (biochemistry) A heterocyclic amine ''2-amino-1-methyl-5H-imidazol-4-one'' formed by the metabolism of creatine ¹



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Definition of Creatinine

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Medical Definition of Creatinine

1. 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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Lexicographical Neighbors of Creatinine

creatine
creatine kinase
creatine kinase isoenzymes
creatine kinases
creatine phosphate
creatine phosphokinase
creatine phosphoric acid
creatines
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creating by removal
creating from raw materials
creating one flesh
creatinin
creatininase
creatinine (current term)
creatinine clearance
creatinine clearance test
creatinine coefficient
creatinine deiminase
creatinines
creatins
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Literary usage of Creatinine

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1. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1870)
"Уйти acid passed into the aqueous solution of creatinine convert« it, with evolution of carbonic acid, into the nitrate of a тегу weak base, ..."

2. Physiology and Biochemistry in Modern Medicine by John James Rickard Macleod (1922)
"Although the presence of creatinine in the urine has been known for many years, there being from 1 to 2 grams of it in the twenty-four-hour urine, ..."

3. Practical physiological chemistry by Philip Bovier Hawk (1918)
"states that the muscular efficiency of the individual depends upon the intensity of this process. Under normal conditions about 1—1.25 grams of*creatinine ..."

4. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1912)
"The formation of free creatinine from creatinine zinc chloride by boiling with lead hydroxide in the manner already described, the crystallization of the ..."

5. The Influence of Inanition on Metabolism by Francis Gano Benedict (1907)
"Observations regarding the excretion of creatinine by fasting men have hitherto ... Baldi determined the creatinine elimination of Succi during the Florence ..."

6. Practical Chemical Analysis of Blood: A Book Designed as a Brief Survey of by Victor Caryl Myers (1921)
"He further noted that the fatter the subject, the less creatinine is excreted per kilo of body weight and concluded from this that the amount of creatinine ..."

7. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"If creatine is also present in the urine, the amount may be estimated by first determining the creatinine as above, then converting the creatine in another ..."

8. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1919)
"THE PROGNOSTIC VALUE OF THE creatinine OF THE BLOOD IN NEPHRITIS. ... It was further observed that those cases in which the creatinine had risen above 5 mg. ..."

9. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1870)
"Уйти acid passed into the aqueous solution of creatinine convert« it, with evolution of carbonic acid, into the nitrate of a тегу weak base, ..."

10. Physiology and Biochemistry in Modern Medicine by John James Rickard Macleod (1922)
"Although the presence of creatinine in the urine has been known for many years, there being from 1 to 2 grams of it in the twenty-four-hour urine, ..."

11. Practical physiological chemistry by Philip Bovier Hawk (1918)
"states that the muscular efficiency of the individual depends upon the intensity of this process. Under normal conditions about 1—1.25 grams of*creatinine ..."

12. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1912)
"The formation of free creatinine from creatinine zinc chloride by boiling with lead hydroxide in the manner already described, the crystallization of the ..."

13. The Influence of Inanition on Metabolism by Francis Gano Benedict (1907)
"Observations regarding the excretion of creatinine by fasting men have hitherto ... Baldi determined the creatinine elimination of Succi during the Florence ..."

14. Practical Chemical Analysis of Blood: A Book Designed as a Brief Survey of by Victor Caryl Myers (1921)
"He further noted that the fatter the subject, the less creatinine is excreted per kilo of body weight and concluded from this that the amount of creatinine ..."

15. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"If creatine is also present in the urine, the amount may be estimated by first determining the creatinine as above, then converting the creatine in another ..."

16. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1919)
"THE PROGNOSTIC VALUE OF THE creatinine OF THE BLOOD IN NEPHRITIS. ... It was further observed that those cases in which the creatinine had risen above 5 mg. ..."

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