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 +More commonly known as Effective renal plasma flow. 
  
 +The amount of plasma flowing to the parts of the [[kidney]] that have a function in the production of constituents of urine; the clearance of substances such as iodopyracet and p-aminohippuric acid, assuming that the extraction ratio in the peritubular [[capillaries]] is 100%. 
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 +It is the amount of plasma perfusing the kidney tubules per unit time, generally measured by p-aminohippurate clearance. It should be differentiated from renal plasma flow which is approximately 10% greater than the effective renal plasma flow. 
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