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nitrogen balance

noun Biochemistry, Physiology.
  1. the difference between the amount of nitrogen taken in and the amount excreted or lost: used to evaluate nutritional balance.
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Origin of nitrogen balance

First recorded in 1940–45
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nitrogen balance in Medicine

nitrogen balance

n.
  1. The difference between the amount of nitrogen taken into the body and the amount excreted or lost.
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