effective renal plasma flow


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ef·fec·tive re·nal plas·ma flow (ERPF),

the amount of plasma flowing to the parts of the kidney that have a function in the production of constituents of urine; the clearance of substances such as iodopyracet and p-aminohippuric acid, assuming that the extraction ratio in the peritubular capillaries is 100%.

ef·fec·tive re·nal plas·ma flow

(ERPF) (e-fek'tiv rē'năl plaz'mă flō)
The amount of plasma flowing to the parts of the kidney that have a function in the production of constituents of urine; the clearance of substances such as iodopyracet and p-aminohippuric acid, assuming that the extraction ratio in the peritubular capillaries is 100%.
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