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Blood Urea Nitrogen The term 'Blood Urea Nitrogen ' as it applies to the area of Medicare in the United States can be defined as ' The term BUN refers to the substance urea, which is the major breakdown product of protein metabolism, and is ordinarily removed by the kidneys. During kidney failure, ure accumulates in proportion to the degree of kidney failure and to the amount of protein breakdown. The symptoms of uremia correspond roughly to the amount of urea in the blood stream'.
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