clearance test

clearance test

[′klir·əns ‚test]
(pathology)
The use of a substance such as urea or creatinine, or an injected foreign substance such as inulin to measure renal excretory activity; the ratio of the amount of these excreted substances in two 1-hour periods contrasted with the level of these substances in the blood is calculated in terms of the amount of blood cleared of these substances in a given unit time.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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