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to·tal bod·y wa·ter (TBW),

the sum of intracellular water and extracellular water (volume); about 60% of body weight.
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to·tal bod·y wa·ter

(tō'tăl bod'ē waw'tĕr)
Sum of intracellular and extracellular water (volume); about 60% of body weight.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Patient discussion about total body water

Q. I have found that my body weight has high proportion of water in total weight.. I have found that my body weight has high proportion of water in total weight, and it makes me to take less water and there by increasing my thirst, which in turn stresses my body a lot, what can I do to reduce this problem…..?

A. Your body has a way of compensating when it is lacking something. When you are dehydrated, your body will retain fluids, hence the excess water.
drink plenty of water daily and you will find that you will lose this puffiness as your body adjusts to getting what it needs.

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