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English definition of “dehydration”


noun [U] /ˌdiː.haiˈdrei.ʃən/ US  // specialized
a drop below normal levels of water in the body: Diarrhoea and vomiting lead to dehydration unless fluids are taken to replace the loss. More than 11,000 children die every day around the world because of dehydration caused by diarrhoea.Disease and illness - general words
(Definition of dehydration noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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