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Term:
single kidney wet weight to body weight ratio (CMO:0000622)
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both kidneys wet weight to body weight ratio  
left kidney wet weight +   
right kidney wet weight +   
single kidney weight to tibia length ratio 
single kidney wet weight to body weight ratio +   
A calculated measurement in which the weight after removal from the body but without desiccation of a single kidney, one of the paired organs which function to maintain proper water and electrolyte balance, regulate acid-base concentration, and filter the blood of metabolic wastes, is divided by the total weight of the body and presented as a ratio, percentage, fraction or quotient, thus normalizing it to body weight.

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: individual kidney wet weight as percentage of body weight ;   individual kidney wet weight to body weight ratio ;   single kidney wet weight as percentage of body weight
Alternate IDs: CMO:0000623
Definition Sources: American_Heritage:The_American_Heritage_Medical_Dictionary_2007, Dorland:Dorlands_Illustrated_Medical_Dictionary--31st_Ed, ISBN:978-1416049982

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