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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After being without food and water for more than 12 hours, our bodies need to make major adjustments to be able to handle the food and water overload and we need to ease gently into it, warn nutritionists and physicians.
The patient with kidney failure no longer has access to the kidney's ability to excrete excess sodium and water and is therefore prone to sodium and water overload (Lins et al.