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Urea

Urea is a waste product that is made in the intestines and liver when protein breaks down. The kidneys then eliminate urea from the body in urine.

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Michael Mallea, MD - Nephrology
Current as of August 9, 2012

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Last Updated: August 09, 2012
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