Medical Dictionary

dehydrate

verb de·hy·drate \(ˈ)dē-ˈhī-ˌdrāt\
de·hy·drat·edde·hy·drat·ing

Medical Definition of DEHYDRATE

transitive verb
1
:  to remove bound water or hydrogen and oxygen from (a chemical compound) in the proportion in which they form water
2
:  to remove water from (as foods)
intransitive verb
:  to lose water or body fluids
de·hy·dra·tor \-ˌdrāt-ər\ noun
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