Medical Dictionary

blood urea nitrogen

noun

Medical Definition of blood urea nitrogen

  1. :  bun Diarrhea and dehydration can wreak havoc with these ions, but two other blood test results were even more worrisome: the BUN (blood urea nitrogen) and creatinine.—Mark Cohen, Discover, December 2002


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