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Descriptions of Water

Water : H2O; tasteless, colorless, odorless compound present in all organic tissues, and the most universal of solvents.
Source: CRISP

Summary Information: Water

Water: Water is the liquid substance that makes up two-thirds of the entire body. Two thirds of the body's water is intracellular and the other one third is extracellular. Extracellular water is found in the blood, plasma, lymph and is also found in the spaces between the cells (interstitial). Water is vital as a solvent in which cell chemicals dissolve and are able to produce necessary chemical reactions that support life. It also carries wastes away from the body in urine and is a component of healthy stool.

Conditions that can afflict the water of the body include vomiting, dehydration, overhydration, electrolyte imbalances, diarrhea, edema, and bulimia.

Closely Related Organs: Water

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Water

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Other Names: Water

The following are other names for the organ: Water:

  • H2O

Sub Parts: Water

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Water

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