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de·ple·tion

(dĕ-plē'shŭn),
1. The removal of accumulated fluids or solids.
2. A reduced state of strength from too many free discharges.
3. Excessive loss of a constituent, usually essential, of the body, for example, salt, water.

depletion

/de·ple·tion/ (-ple´shun) the act or process of emptying or removing, as of fluid from a body compartment.

depletion

[də·plē′shən]
Etymology: L, deplere, to empty
1 the act or process of emptying or removing, such as of fluid from a body compartment.
2 an exhausted state resulting from excessive loss of blood.

depletion

The loss or reduction of a thing normally present. See Ozone depletion, Volume depletion.

de·ple·tion

(dĕ-plē'shŭn)
1. Removal of accumulated fluids or solids.
2. Excessive loss of a constituent, usually essential, of the body.
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