renal threshold

noun

Medical Definition of renal threshold

: the concentration level up to which a substance (as glucose) in the blood is prevented from passing through the kidneys into the urine

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“Renal threshold.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/renal%20threshold. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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