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noun de·ple·tion \di-ˈplē-shən\

Medical Definition of DEPLETION

:  the act or process of depleting or the state of being depleted: as a :  the reduction or loss of blood, body fluids, chemical constituents, or stored materials from the body (as by hemorrhage or malnutrition) b :  a debilitated state caused by excessive loss of body fluids or other constituents


May 30, 2015
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