tubular maximum
(Tm) transport m.

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  • maximum — The greatest amount, value, or degree attained or attainable. [L. neuter of maximus, greatest] glucose transport m. the maximal rate of reabsorption of glucose from the glomerular filtrate; it amounts to approximately 320 mg/min in humans.… …   Medical dictionary

  • Transport maximum — In physiology, transport maximum (alternatively Tm or Tmax) refers to the point at which increases in concentration do not result in an increase in movement of a substance across a membrane.In renal physiology, the concept of transport maximum is …   Wikipedia

  • transport maximum — (Tm) the highest rate in milligrams per minute at which the renal tubules can transfer a substance either from the tubular luminal fluid to the interstitial fluid or from the interstitial fluid to the tubular luminal fluid, beyond which it may be …   Medical dictionary

  • maximal tubular excretory capacity — transport maximum; see under maximum …   Medical dictionary

  • Tm — Symbol for thulium; transport maximum or tubular maximum. Symbol for temperature midpoint (kelvin); melting point. * * * technology management; tectorial membrane; temperature by mouth; temporalis muscle; temporomandibular; tender midline;… …   Medical dictionary

  • Tm — • temperature; • thulium; • tubular maximum excretory capacity of kidneys • melting temperature; • membrane immunoglobulin heavy chain polypeptide; • temperature midpoint; • tubular maximum excretory capacity of kidneys …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

  • splay — 1. To lay open the end of a tubular structure by making a longitudinal incision to increase its potential diameter. SEE ALSO: spatulate. 2. The rounding of the corner on the graph relating rate of …   Medical dictionary

  • tm — Symbol for temperature midpoint (Celsius). * * * technology management; tectorial membrane; temperature by mouth; temporalis muscle; temporomandibular; tender midline; tendomyopathy; teres major; thalassemia major; Thayer Martin [medium];… …   Medical dictionary

  • TM — Abbreviation for transcendental meditation. * * * technology management; tectorial membrane; temperature by mouth; temporalis muscle; temporomandibular; tender midline; tendomyopathy; teres major; thalassemia major; Thayer Martin [medium];… …   Medical dictionary

  • TMg — maximum tubular reabsorption rate for glucose …   Medical dictionary

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