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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.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerMichael Mallea, MD - Nephrology
Last RevisedAugust 9, 2012

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Last Updated: August 09, 2012
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