P-aminohippuric acid | definition of p-aminohippuric acid by Medical dictionary
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p-a·mi·no·hip·pu·ric ac·id (PAH), (ă-mē'nō-hi-pūr'ik as'id),
Acid used in renal function tests to measure renal plasma flow; actively secreted (and filtered) by the kidney.
p- aminohippuric acid /p- ami·no·hip·pu·ric ac·id/ (PAH) (PAHA) (-hĭ-pūr´ik) the glycine amide of aminobenzoic acid, which is filtered by the renal glomeruli and secreted into the urine by the proximal tubules. See also p-aminohippurate.