water intoxication

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water intoxication

n
1. (Pathology) a nontechnical name for hyponatraemia
2. (Medicine) a nontechnical name for hyponatraemia
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wa·ter in·tox·i·ca·tion

n. intoxicación acuosa, retención excesiva de agua.
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There have been recent reports of people dying of water overdose, or hyponatremia, which occurs when water consumption dilutes vital salt and mineral levels in the body.