negative nitrogen balance


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neg·a·tive ni·tro·gen bal·ance

(negă-tiv nītrŏ-jĕn balăns)
Nonphysiologic state wherein nitrogenous output is greater than nitrogen intake.

neg·a·tive ni·tro·gen bal·ance

(negă-tiv nītrŏ-jĕn balăns)
Nonphysiologic state wherein nitrogenous output exceeds intake.