American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A creatine anhydride, C4H7N3O, formed by the metabolism of creatine, that is found in muscle tissue and blood and normally excreted in the urine as a metabolic waste.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An alkaline crystallizable substance (C4H7N3O) obtained by the action of acids on creatine, and found in urine and muscle extract. Also spelled kreatinine, kreatinin.
- creatin(e) + -ine2. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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“The "kidney number" is a measure of kidney function and is based on the amount of a substance called creatinine in the blood.”
“The creatinine is a sign that your kidney isn’t filtering the way it should, and your blood pressure is putting stress on the filtering mechanism, so you’re putting out blood and protein in your urine.”
“In sum, the more Creatine, the more "creatinine" and thus greater negative effect on the body.”
“When ingested, most of Creatine rapidly converts to the by-product "creatinine," the toxic substance responsible for causing the unwanted side effects.”
“It also facilitates patient hand-off and helps pharmacists and other infection preventionists provide appropriate therapies for key indicators such as creatinine/INR abnormalities, IV/PO use and duplicate medication therapy.”
“Renal function, including BUN and creatinine should be monitored.”
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