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overhydration --> hyperhydration

excess water content of the body; may result from the intravenous administration of unduly large amounts of glucose solution.

Synonym: overhydration.

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Re: Urine formation

... water and become more concentrated. Given this sequence of events for dehydration, it is not difficult to anticipate how the system respond to overhydration: the pituitary stops releasing ADH, the pores in the collecting duct walls close, and a large volume of dilute urine is excreted. The ...

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by chikis
Mon Nov 14, 2011 12:35 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Urine formation
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