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deplete

[də·plēt′]
Etymology: L, deplere, to empty
to empty or unload or to cause depletion.

deplete

(dē-plēt′) [L. depletus, emptied]
To empty; to produce depletion.
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Blood pressure-lowering medications routinely deplete nutrients.
Scientists say that if you use your willpower to do one task, it depletes you of the willpower to do an entirely different task.
That three chemically distinct drugs for manic depression deplete the same neurotransmitter, inositol, is more than coincidence, the researchers argue in their report.
The Day commemorates the signing of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, which was entered into force in 1989 to reduce the consumption and production of chemicals that deplete the ozone layer.
CFCs, which deplete ozone, are also a culprit in global warming.
The results demonstrated the ability of Tovaxin to deplete the peripheral blood MRTCs which are believed to play a critical role in the pathogenesis of MS.
CANYON COUNTRY - Two state Supreme Court decisions centering around historical water rights could bolster arguments that a massive sand and gravel pit would harm the Santa Clara River and deplete the water supply.