What does BUN stand for in medical terms?

What does it mean when hospitals, doctors, or medical documents are referring to BUN?

BUN stands for:

Blood Urea Nitrogen

You may have a blood test for Blood Urea Nitrogen (BUN) to detect kidney disease problems.

Note that sometimes abbreviations and acronyms have several meanings. BUN may mean something different in your context.

If you have any questions or concerns about anything regarding your health and treatment, you should talk to your doctor.

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