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de·hy·drate

(dē-hī'drāt),
1. To extract water from.
2. To lose water.
[L. de, from + G. hydōr (hydr-), water]

dehydrate

/de·hy·drate/ (de-hi´drāt) to remove water from (a compound, the body, etc.).

dehydrate

(dē-hī′drāt′)
v. dehy·drated, dehy·drating, dehy·drates
v.tr.
1. To remove water from; make anhydrous.
2. To preserve by removing water from (vegetables, for example).
3. To deplete the bodily fluids of: The hot weather dehydrated the runners.
v.intr.
To lose water or bodily fluids.

dehydrate

[dihī′drāt]
Etymology: L, de + Gk, hydor, water
1 to remove or lose water from a substance.
2 to lose excessive water from the body.

de·hy·drate

(dē-hī'drāt)
1. To extract water from.
2. To lose water.
[L. de, from + G. hydōr (hydr-), water]

dehydrate

1. to undergo the process of dehydration.
2. reduce the moisture content of a feed by drying.

Patient discussion about dehydrate

Q. What Are The Signs of Dehydration? How can you tell if someone is dehydrated? Are there specific signs or symptoms that may help notice?

A. 2 that I really notice when I am.... When you first stand up you feel dizzy, yet when you lay down you feel fine. My eyes sink back into their sockets.

Q. Why does headaches are a symptom of dehydration? A few days ago I had a headache and a friend told me that I’m probably dehydrated and I should drink more. So I did and the headache was gone…how come? What is the connection?

A. Headaches usually come from the tissues surrounding the brain. The brain itself can not feel pain. The tissues surrounding the brain (meningia) are filled with fluid named- Cerebro Spinal Fluid (CSF), when you are dehydrated the brain has a lot less liquid that will stand as a buffer between him and the skull. Thus every movement your head does will create pressure on the meningia and that hurts.

Q. I heard that the major risk in diarrhea is dehydration, why is that? How can I avoid that? Are there other dehydration causes I should beware of?

A. vomiting will also dehydrate you about as dangerously as diarrhea fye

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His body is dehydrated and needs drinking water to cure diseases.
If you are well hydrated your urine should be a pale shade similar to the colour of champagne, if you are dehydrated your urine will tend to be much darker.
The Grammy winner was kept in for a night for observation and was found to be dehydrated.
They told her she was dehydrated and needed to drink more water.
The Grammy winner was kept in overnight for observation and was found to be dehydrated.
Most children get better quickly without treatment and can be looked after at home but some end up dehydrated and need hospital care.
In June 2002, he was promoted to president of Sensient Dehydrated Flavors.
Aloecorp's final product is a dehydrated aloe in a unique crystalline flake form.