depletion

noun

de·​ple·​tion di-ˈplē-shən How to pronounce depletion (audio)
: 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

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“Depletion.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/depletion. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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