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Depletion

Synonym(s)

  • depleted

Definition(s)

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.

Definition from: Merriam-Webster's Medical DictionaryThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. by Merriam-Webster Inc.

See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

 
Published: November 17, 2014