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The Clinical Measurement Ontology (CMO), Measurement Methods Ontology (MMO), and Experimental Condition Ontology (XCO) are currently being developed at the Rat Genome Database. For more information about these vocabularies please see Shimoyama et al. Three ontologies to define phenotype measurement data. Front Genet. 2012;3:87. Epub 2012 May 28 or contact us (

Term:glomerular filtration rate
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Definition:Glomerular filtration rate describes the flow rate of filtered fluid through the kidney. It is calculated by comparative measurements of substances (ex. creatinine or inulin) in the blood and urine over a designated period of time.
Synonyms:narrow_synonym: Calculated GFR;   cGFR;   eGFR;   estimated glomerular filtration rate

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