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LP15483-8   Chloride
The chloride ion is formed when the element chlorine picks up one electron to form an anion negatively-charged ion Cl−. The salts of hydrochloric acid contain chloride ions and can also be called chlorides. Copyright Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License. See for details. Source: Wikipedia, Chloride

LP15483-8   Chloride
Chloride is an essential mineral required by humans that is found mainly in body fluids. It is an important, negatively charged ion in the blood, and a major electrolyte that helps to conduct electrical impulses. Electrolytes including chloride are located in the blood, lymph, and intra- and extra-cellular fluid. Chloride helps to regulate osmolarity by offsetting the positively charged sodium and potassium ions in the serum. It combines with hydrogen to form hydrochloric acid in the digestive tract which breaks down proteins, absorbs metallic minerals, and activates intrinsic factor. Chloride is absorbed both actively and passively in order to help maintain extracellular fluid volume. There is a continuous exchange of chloride and bicarbonate that occurs between the red blood cells and the plasma that controls the pH and excretion of carbon dioxide, a waste product of respiration.[] Source: Regenstrief LOINC

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Additional Names

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Chloride ?Tm sub Ur Qn
Display Name
Chloride Unsp time (U) [Molar amount]
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Chloride, Urine

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Version 2.08
Last Updated
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es-AR Spanish (Argentina) cloruro:cantidad de sustancia:xxx:orina:cuantitativo:
es-ES Spanish (Spain) Cloro:Cantidad de sustancia:No especificado:Orina:Qn:
Synonyms: Cuantitativo
es-MX Spanish (Mexico) Cloruro:Cantidad de sustancia:No especificado:Orina:Cuantitativo:
et-EE Estonian (Estonia) Kloriid:Sub:XXX:U:Qn:
Synonyms: Aine hulk Kvantitatiivne Täpsustamata Uriin
fr-CA French (Canada) Chlorure:Quantité de substance:XXX:Urine:Quantitatif:
fr-FR French (France) Chlore:Substance:Temps non précisé:Urine:Numérique:
fr-BE French (Belgium) Chlorure:Quantité de substance:XXX:Urine:Quantitatif:
Synonyms: Cl-
it-IT Italian (Italy) Cloruro:Sub:XXX:Urine:Qn:
Synonyms: Chimica Non specificato Quantità di Sostanza
ko-KR Korean (Korea, Republic Of) 염화물:물질량:XXX:뇨:정량:
nl-NL Dutch (Netherlands) chloride:stofgehalte:niet gespecificeerd:urine:kwantitatief:
pl-PL Polish (Poland) Chlorek:liczba moli:nieokreślony:mocz:ilościowy:
pt-BR Portuguese (Brazil) Cloreto:Sub:XXX:Urina:Qn:
Synonyms: Cl-; Cl; Substance amount; ?Tm; Ur; UR; Urn; UA; Quantitative; QNT; Quant; Quan; Chemistry
ru-RU Russian (Russian Federation) Хлорид:Моль:XXX:Моча:Колич:
Synonyms: Количественный Количество вещества Неустановленный
tr-TR Turkish (Turkey) Klorür:Sub:XXX:İdrar:Kant:
zh-CN Chinese (China) 氯:物质的量:XXX:尿液:定量型:
Synonyms: Cl;Cl-;氯离子;氯化物 不做说明的时间;不明时间;未作详细说明的时间;未作说明的时间 克分子;摩尔;物质总量(摩尔数) 化学;化学检验项目;化学检验项目类;化学类;化学试验;非刺激耐受型化学检验项目;非刺激耐受型化学检验项目类;非刺激耐受型化学试验;非刺激耐受型化学试验类 可用数量表示的;定量性;数值型;数量型;连续数值型标尺 尿;小便;下泉

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