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hydration

 [hi-dra´shun]
the absorption of or combination with water.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

hydration

the process of chemical combination with water to form a compound referred to as a hydrate.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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