hydropenia

noun
hy·​dro·​pe·​nia | \ ˌhī-drə-ˈpē-nē-ə How to pronounce hydropenia (audio) \

Medical Definition of hydropenia

: a condition in which the body is deficient in water

Other Words from hydropenia

hydropenic \ -​ˈpē-​nik How to pronounce hydropenic (audio) \ adjective

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“Hydropenia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hydropenia. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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