What does GFR mean in Laboratory?

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Glomerular Filtration Rate

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Glomerular Filtration Rate
The volume of water filtered out of plasma through glomerular capillary walls into Bowman's capsules per unit of time. It is considered to be equivalent to INULIN clearance.

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