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kinetics

 [kĭ-net´iks; ki-net´iks]
the scientific study of the turnover, or rate of change, of a specific factor in the body, commonly expressed as units of amount per unit time.
chemical kinetics the scientific study of the rates and mechanisms of chemical reactions.
urea kinetics the movement of urea in the body and its excretion through the kidneys or dialysis apparatus; see also urea clearance.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ki·net·ics

(ki-net'iks),
The study of motion, acceleration, or rate of change.
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ki·net·ics

(ki-net'iks)
The study of motion, acceleration, or rate of change.
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ki·net·ics

(ki-net'iks)
The study of motion, acceleration, or rate of change.
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Urea kinetics were performed using patients' 24-hour urine collections.
Finally, urea kinetics were obtained simultaneously, and nPCR and Kt/V were calculated.
Urea kinetics has limited relevance in assessing adequacy of dialysis in CAPD.