Reduction of sodium chloride in the tissues and fluids of the body by reducing its intake or increasing its excretion. SYN: dechlorination, dechloruration.

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de·chlo·ri·da·tion (de-klor″ĭ-daґshən) the removal of chloride, or salt.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • dechloridation — n. lowering of the level of salts in the body …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dechlorination — SYN: dechloridation …   Medical dictionary

  • dechloruration — SYN: dechloridation …   Medical dictionary

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