water intoxication

Type: Term Definitions: 1. a metabolic encephalopathy resulting from severe overhydration.
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water intoxication

The condition induced by the undue retention of water with sodium depletion. It is marked by lethargy, nausea, vomiting, and mild mental aberrations, and in severe cases by convulsions and coma. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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Water intoxication

Water intoxication, also known as water poisoning or dilutional hyponatremia, is a potentially fatal disturbance in brain functions that results when the normal balance of electrolytes in the body is pushed outside safe limits by over-hydration. Under normal circumstances, accidentally consuming too much water is exceptionally rare. Nearly all dea
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