dehydration

Removal of water as in preparing a specimen for embedding or a histological section for clearing and mounting.

dehydration

the removal of water or water vapor from gas or oil

Dehydration

Removal of water from a body or tissue; or the condition which results from loss of water.

dehydration

Type: Term Pronunciation: dē′hī-drā′shŭn Definitions: 1. Deprivation of water. 2. Reduction of water content. 3. Used commonly in emergency departments to describe a state of water loss sufficient to cause intravascular volume deficits leading to orthostatic symptoms. Synonyms: exsiccation2, desiccation, anhydration ...
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Dehydration

an abnormal loss of fluids.
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Dehydration

Loss of body water.
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dehydration

[n] - dryness resulting from the removal of water 2. [n] - depletion of bodily fluids 3. [n] - the process of extracting moisture
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dehydration

Dehydration occurs when there is too little water in the body's tissues. Babies can become dehydrated very quickly as a result of vomiting and diarrhoea.
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Dehydration

Excessive fluid loss from the body, normally from perspiration, urination, evaporation or being sick.
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Dehydration

The lack of sufficient water, often specifically referring to a lack of water in the body. It may occur because there is not enough water being taken into the body (drunk) or that too much is leaving the body (e.g., too much urine is being formed, excessive sweating, vomiting, etc).
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dehydration

the loss of too much body fluid through frequent urinating, sweating, diarrhea, or vomiting.
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Dehydration

Excessive loss of water, during exercise mainly as a result of sweating.
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Dehydration

A reaction in which the elements that make up water (twice as many hydrogen as oxygen atoms) are removed from an organic compound.
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Dehydration

excessive, dangerous loss of water from the body
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Dehydration

Dehydration is an excessive loss of fluids and minerals from the body.
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Dehydration

Excessive loss of water from the body
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Dehydration

The loss or restriction of water.
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Dehydration

Our Dehydration Main Article provides a comprehensive look at the who, what, when and how of Dehydration Dehydration: Excessive loss of body water. Diseases of the gastrointestinal tract that cause vomiting or diarrhea may, for example, lead to dehydration. There are a number of other causes of dehydration including heat exposure, prolonged vigorou...
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Dehydration

the abnormal depletion of body fluids, easily detected by dark, concentrated urine. Prevented by drinking water or sports drinks before, during and after exercise. When you are fully hydrated, urine is plentiful, pale and odorless.
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Dehydration

De`hy·dra'tion noun (Chemistry) The act or process of freeing from water; also, the condition of a body from which the water has been removed.
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dehydration

The condition that results from excessive loss of body water. ... Synonym: anhydration, deaquation, hypohydration. ... Origin: L. De = away, Gr. Hydor = water ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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dehydration

desiccation noun the process of extracting moisture
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dehydration

desiccation noun dryness resulting from the removal of water
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dehydration

(de·hy·dra·tion) (de″hi-dra´shun) removal of water from a substance. the condition that results from excessive loss of body water. hypernatremic dehydration a condition in which electrolyte losses are disproportionately smaller tha...
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Dehydration

• (n.) The act or process of freeing from water; also, the condition of a body from which the water has been removed.
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