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hydration

 [hi-dra´shun]
the absorption of or combination with water.

hy·dra·tion

(hī-drā'shŭn),
1. Chemically, the addition of water; differentiated from hydrolysis, where the union with water is accompanied by a splitting of the original molecule and the water molecule.
See also: solvation.
2. Clinically, the taking in of water; used commonly in the sense of reduced hydration or dehydration.
3. The formation of a shell of water molecules around a molecular entity.

hydration

/hy·dra·tion/ (hi-dra´shun) the absorption of or combination with water.

hydration1

[hīdrā′shən]
Etymology: Gk, hydor, water
a chemical process in which water is added to a substance. Hydration may or may not involve breaking bonds in the substance.

hydration2

a nursing outcome from the Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) defined as adequate water in the intracellular and extracellular compartments of the body. See also Nursing Outcomes Classification.

hy·dra·tion

(hī-drā'shŭn)
1. Chemically, the addition of water; differentiated from hydrolysis, where the union with water is accompanied by a splitting of the original molecule and the water molecule.
2. Clinically, the taking in of water; used commonly in the sense of reduced hydration or dehydration.

hydration

the process of chemical combination with water to form a compound referred to as a hydrate.

hydration

taking in water, to reverse or prevent dehydration

hydration

the absorption of or combination with water.

hydration status
the status of the fluid-electrolyte balance in a patient.
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