Cre*at"i*nin (kr?-?t"?-n?n), n. Physiol. Chem.

A white, crystalline, nitrogenous body closely related to creatin but more basic in its properties, formed from the latter by the action of acids, and occurring naturally in muscle tissue and in urine.

[Written also kretinine.]<-- = creatinine, C4H7N3O -->

 

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