specific gravity of urine

specific gravity of urine
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  • Specific gravity (kidney) — Specific gravity, in the context of clinical pathology, is a urinalysis parameter commonly used in the evaluation of kidney function and can aid in the diagnosis of various renal diseases. BackgroundThe role of the kidneys in humans and other… …   Wikipedia

  • specific gravity — n the ratio of the density of a substance to the density of some substance (as pure water) taken as a standard when both densities are obtained by weighing in air * * * the ratio, more correctly known as relative density, of the density of a… …   Medical dictionary

  • specific gravity — the ratio, more correctly known as relative density, of the density of a substance at 20°C to the density of water at its temperature of maximum density (4°C). Measurement of the specific gravity of urine is one of the tests of renal function …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • specific gravity test — see specific tests, including Fishberg concentration t. and urine concentration t …   Medical dictionary

  • Urine — (from Latin Urina, ae, f.) is a typically sterile (in the absence of a disease condition)[1] liquid by product of the body that is secreted by the kidneys through a process called urination and excreted through the urethra. Cellular metabolism… …   Wikipedia

  • Urine — Liquid waste. The urine is a clear, transparent fluid. It normally has an amber color. The average amount of urine excreted in 24 hours is from 40 to 60 ounces (about 1,200 cubic centimeters). Chemically, the urine is mainly an aqueous (watery)… …   Medical dictionary

  • renal system — ▪ anatomy Introduction  in humans (human body), organ system that includes the kidneys, where urine is produced, and the ureters, bladder, and urethra for the passage, storage, and voiding of urine.       In many respects the human excretory, or… …   Universalium

  • urinometer — A hydrometer for determining the specific gravity of the urine. SYN: urogravimeter, urometer. [urine + G. metron, measure] * * * uri·nom·e·ter .yu̇r ə näm ət ər n a small hydrometer for determining the specific gravity of urine * * * n …   Medical dictionary

  • kidney function test —  any clinical and laboratory procedure designed to evaluate various aspects of renal (kidney) capacity and efficiency and to aid in the diagnosis of kidney disorders. Such tests can be divided into several categories, which include (1)… …   Universalium

  • normosthenuria — Condition in which specific gravity of urine is normal. [normo + G. sthenos, strength, + ouron, urine] * * * nor·mo·sthen·uria (nor″mo sthən uґre ə) [normo + stheno + uria] 1. the secretion of urine of varying specific gravity… …   Medical dictionary

  • Refractometer — A refractometer is an optical instrument that is used to determine the refractive index of a substance. This often refers to some physical property of a substance that is directly related to its refractive index. Certain types of refractometers… …   Wikipedia

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