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creatinine

Syllabification: cre·at·i·nine
Pronunciation: /krēˈatnˌēn, -ˈatn-in
 
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Definition of creatinine in English:

noun

Biochemistry
A compound that is produced by metabolism of creatine and excreted in the urine.
Example sentences
  • An alternative method is measurement of the ratio of protein or albumin to creatinine in an untimed urine specimen.
  • Because creatine is excreted as creatinine by the kidneys, it is prudent to take it with plenty of water.
  • Liver enzymes and creatinine were also assessed at each visit.

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