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repletion

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noun re·ple·tion \ri-ˈplē-shən\

Definition of repletion

  1. 1 :  the act of eating to excess :  the state of being fed to excess :  surfeit

  2. 2 :  the condition of being filled up or overcrowded

  3. 3 :  fulfillment of a need or desire :  satisfaction



14th Century

First Known Use of repletion

14th century


Medical Dictionary

repletion

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noun re·ple·tion \ri-ˈplē-shən\

Medical Definition of repletion

  1. :  the act or process of replenishing or state of being replenished following depletion (as of a constituent of the blood) <sodium repletion>




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