Medical Dictionary

depletion

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noun de·ple·tion \di-ˈplē-shən\

Medical Definition of depletion

  1. :  the act or process of depleting or the state of being depleted: asa:  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



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