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water intoxication

noun
1.
a nontechnical name for hyponatraemia
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Contemporary definitions for water intoxication
noun

an electrolyte imbalance caused by over-retention of water along with sodium depletion; also called hyponatremia , [severe overhydration]

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Water intoxication is marked by lethargy, nausea, vomiting, and mild mental aberrations, and in severe cases by convulsions and coma.

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