p-aminohippurate clearance

the renal clearance of exogenously administered p-aminohippuric acid, accepted as the most accurate measurement of effective renal plasma flow.

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  • p-aminohippurate — p ami·no·hip·pu·rate (ə me″no hipґu rāt) a salt, conjugate base, or ester of p aminohippuric acid. See also p aminohippurate clearance, under clearance …   Medical dictionary

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  • renal clearance — n CLEARANCE * * * see clearance * * * 1. removal of a substance from the blood by the kidney. 2. a measure of the rate of such removal; given by the formula C = V Ч U/P, where C is the clearance, V the urine volume in mL/min, U the urine… …   Medical dictionary

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  • p-aminohippuric acid — Used in renal function tests to measure renal plasma flow; actively secreted (and filtered) by the kidney. p aminohippuric acid synthase an enzyme in the liver that catalyzes the synthesis of p aminohippuric …   Medical dictionary

  • effective renal plasma flow — (ERPF) the amount of plasma that perfuses the renal tubules per unit time, generally measured by the p aminohippurate clearance …   Medical dictionary

  • Aminohippuric acid — Aminohippurate Systematic (IUPAC) name 2 [(4 Aminobenzoyl)amino]acetic acid Clinical data Pregnancy cat.  ? …   Wikipedia

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