Blood Urea Nitrogen (BUN)



Definition

  • Protein and nucleic acid catabolism results in the formation of urea and ammonia. Urea is synthesized mainly in the liver, and >90% is excreted through the kidneys.

  • Normal range: 7–23 ...

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