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Ambard's law

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Law for output of urea. The speed of carbamide secretion is proportional with the square of the carbamide-concentration in the blood; and reversely proportional with the square root of the carbamide-concentration in the urine.


  • L. Ambard:
    Lois numériques de la sécretion de l'urée.
    Journal de physiologie et de pathologie générale, Paris, 1910, 12: 209-219.
  • Rapports entre le taux de l'urée.
    Comptes rendus de la Société de biologie, Paris, 1910, 2: 411-413.
  • Rapports de la quantité et du taux de l'urée dans l'urine la concentration de l'urée du sang étant constante.
    Comptes rendus de la Société de biologie, Paris, 1910, 2: 506-508.

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