Descriptor English: Dehydration
Descriptor Spanish: Deshidratación
Descriptor deshidratación
Entry term(s) estrés hídrico
Scope note: Pérdida de sales y agua del organismo, que se produce, por ejemplo, como consecuencia de una diarrea.
Descriptor Portuguese: Desidratação
Descriptor French: Déshydratation
Entry term(s): Stress, Water
Water Stress
Tree number(s): C18.452.950.179
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: The condition that results from excessive loss of water from a living organism.
Annotation: differentiate from DESICCATION, a technique for removing moisture from matter; /ther: coord with ORAL REHYDRATION THERAPY see FLUID THERAPY if pertinent; do not use entry term WATER STRESS for water stress test: consider IMMERSION; permitted (NIM) with microorganisms, lower animals and plants
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Related: Desiccation MeSH
Fluid Therapy MeSH
Rehydration Solutions MeSH
Thirst MeSH
DeCS ID: 3694
Unique ID: D003681
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/09
Dehydration - Preferred
Concept UI M0005757
Scope note The condition that results from excessive loss of water from a living organism.
Preferred term Dehydration
Water Stress - Narrower
Concept UI M0410970
Preferred term Water Stress
Entry term(s) Stress, Water

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