preformed water

preformed water

[-fôrmd′]
Etymology: L, prae + forma, form; AS, waeter
the water that is contained in foods.
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The easiest way is to install a preformed water butt, the likes of which can be found at any garden centre or DIY store.
In central Mexico, white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) depend on water holes and preformed water sources in dry season (Mandujano and Gallina 1995).
Daily total water turnover or intake was calculated by adding metabolic water intake, preformed water intake and drinking water intake (Calder 1984 page 136).
Wildlife species not observed probably either drank from other water holes or used preformed water.
Preformed water: Water intake as animal tissue, succulent leaves and fruit is called preformed water and may meet part or all of daily water needs for some species (Calder 1984).