blood urea nitrogen


Nitrogen in the form of urea in the blood or serum, used as a indicator of kidney function.

Nearby words

  1. blood sugar,
  2. blood test,
  3. blood transfusion,
  4. blood type,
  5. blood typing,
  6. blood vessel,
  7. blood vessels,
  8. blood volume,
  9. blood work,
  10. blood-air barrier

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