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Salt poisoning

salt poisoning

An often fatal disease of animals, especially pigs fed on garbage, resulting from the ingestion of excessive quantities of ordinary table salt, sodium chloride; this usually does not occur if the animals have access to sufficient quantities of fresh drinking water.


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So me and a friend are arguing about water intoxication...

... called "water intoxication" or "hyponatremia" (low salt)1, water poisoning results when too much water is ingested in too short a time without replenishing ...

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by kementari
Fri Jul 21, 2006 5:26 pm
 
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