nitrogen lag

ni·tro·gen lag

(nī'trō-jen lag),
The length of time after the ingestion of a given protein before the amount of nitrogen equal to that in the protein has been excreted in the urine.
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ni·tro·gen lag

(nī'trŏ-jĕn lag)
The length of time after the ingestion of a given protein before the amount of nitrogen equal to that in the protein has been excreted in the urine.
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nitrogen lag

The length of time required after a given protein is ingested before an amount of nitrogen equal to that in the protein has been excreted.
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