positive nitrogen balance


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pos·i·tive ni·tro·gen bal·ance

(poz'i-tiv nī'trŏ-jen bal'ăns)
Nitrogen intake exceeds the sum of all nitrogen excretion.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

pos·i·tive ni·tro·gen bal·ance

(poz'i-tiv nī'trŏ-jen bal'ăns)
Nitrogen intake exceeds the sum of all nitrogen excretion.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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