creatinine


cre·at·i·nine

noun \krē-ˈa-tə-ˌnēn, -ən\

Definition of CREATININE

:  a white crystalline strongly basic compound C4H7N3O formed from creatine and found especially in muscle, blood, and urine

Origin of CREATININE

German Kreatinin, from Kreatin creatine
First Known Use: 1851

cre·at·i·nine

noun \krē-ˈat-ən-ˌēn, -ən-ən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CREATININE

: a white crystalline strongly basic compound C4H7N3O formed from creatine and found especially in muscle, blood, and urine

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