dehydration

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Synonyms for dehydration

dryness resulting from the removal of water

depletion of bodily fluids

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Sodium-Potassium Pump, Ion Fluxes, and Cellular Dehydration in Sickle Cell Anemia.
A major advance in the science of cryopreservation is the use of vitrification, a method of freezing in which the embryos are equilibrated with a 10% or 15% solution of cryoprotectant and then exposed briefy (30-60 seconds) to a 20% to 40% solution of cryoprotectant to achieve relative cellular dehydration.
Cellular dehydration leads to the deterioration of cells, which initiates a cascade of effects such as wrinkles, hair loss, inflexibility, loss of mental clarity, and sleeplessness," explains Dr.
Many species of plants and animals, and especially their seeds and spores, survive freezing temperatures by cellular dehydration.
They discuss the freezing process in plants and consequent cellular dehydration, carbohydrate and amino acid metabolism, the critical dual roles of sugars, as well as the complex changes in gene expression.