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extraction coefficient

 

Definition: the percentage of a substance removed from the blood or plasma in a single passage through a tissue; the extraction coefficient for p-aminohippuric acid (PAH) in the kidney is the difference between arterial and renal venous plasma PAH concentrations, divided by the arterial plasma PAH concentration.

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