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urine creatine excretion rate 
urine creatine level 
The amount of creatine in a specified sample of urine, the fluid waste product excreted by the kidneys. Creatine is a nitrogenous organic acid (a non-protein amino acid) occurring in vertebrate tissues, particularly in muscle, where the phosphorylated form serves as an important storage form of high-energy phosphate and supplies energy for muscle contraction.

Broad Synonyms: creatine measurement
Xrefs: CHEBI:16919 ;   EFO:0010472
Definition Sources: American_Heritage:The_American_Heritage_Medical_Dictionary_2007, Dorland:Dorlands_Illustrated_Medical_Dictionary--31st_Ed, ISBN:978-1416049982

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