water balance


water balance

noun

Definition of WATER BALANCE

:  the ratio between the water assimilated into the body and that lost from the body; also :  the condition of the body when this ratio approximates equilibrium

First Known Use of WATER BALANCE

1911

water balance

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of WATER BALANCE

: the ratio between the water assimilated into the body and that lost from the body; also : the condition of the body when this ratio approximates unity

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