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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.