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Dehydration

Dehydration

The condition that results from excessive loss of body water.

Synonym: anhydration, deaquation, hypohydration.

Origin: L. De = away, gr. Hydor = water Dryness resulting from the removal of water.Depletion of bodily fluids.The process of extracting moisture.A substance that lacks or has a lower than average concentration of water.


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cellular mechanisms that result in symptoms of cholera

... in constitutive cAMP production, which in turn leads to secretion of H2O, Na+, K+, Cl−, and HCO3− into the lumen of the small intestine and rapid dehydration. The gene encoding the cholera toxin is introduced into V. cholerae by horizontal gene transfer. Virulent strains of V. cholerae carry a ...

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by adithya528
Tue Dec 11, 2012 1:49 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: cellular mechanisms that result in symptoms of cholera
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cellular mechanisms that result in symptoms of cholera

Cholera symptoms and signs include a rapid onset of copious, smelly diarrhea that resembles rice water and may lead to signs of dehydration.For example, vomiting, wrinkled skin, low blood pressure, dry mouth, rapid heart rate. Thanks :(

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by MarkHolland
Wed Dec 05, 2012 7:49 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: cellular mechanisms that result in symptoms of cholera
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cellular mechanisms that result in symptoms of cholera

... exotoxin released in the small intestine, but I can't really find how specific cellular mechanisms that cause this and other symptoms (nausea, dehydration, vomiting, muscle cramps). Thanks for looking!

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by tesla93
Mon Nov 19, 2012 9:59 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: cellular mechanisms that result in symptoms of cholera
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Re: Can you gain more weight than the food you ate weighs?

... food you eat. Even if you absorb some nominal amount of water by breathing (and I can't believe that's a significant amount, as you'll perish of dehydration if you don't drink fluid -- breathing in even humid air won't sustain you). So, unless the principal of conservation of mass has been discredited, ...

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by jpines
Mon Aug 20, 2012 3:38 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Can you gain more weight than the food you ate weighs?
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Explain why Genetic Code is called "Rosetta Stone" of life?

... the three letter triplet code on DNA that becomes the codon on messenger RNA that is used to produce amino acids. The amino acids are linked by dehydration synthesis into polypeptides and proteins. 2.) The three letter codons code for the same amino acid in all living organisms. In providing ...

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by baffled0s2dent
Wed May 30, 2012 11:08 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Explain why Genetic Code is called "Rosetta Stone" of life?
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