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Definition of Azotemia

Azotemia: A higher-than-normal blood level of urea or other nitrogen-containing compounds. The hallmark test for azotemia is the serum blood urea nitrogen (BUN) level. Azotemia is usually caused by the inability of the kidneys to excrete these compounds.

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The only purpose of the kidneys is to filter blood. See Answer
Reviewed on 12/4/2018
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