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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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