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In auto sales, a slang term for false equity. For example, water occurs when a car owner claims $3,000 in equity on a vehicle when she only has $1,500 in equity.
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The results of two-way statistical test of one-way analysis of variance showed that differences of body mass, body water, upper body fat percentage, lower body fat percentage, body fat mass, flexibility of body, strength of muscles, endurance of muscles, power of muscles, agility and balance variables were not statistically significant between housewives, employees women and women with household jobs (Table 1 to 10).
Contributing to this change in the proportion of body water is a combination of increasingly sedentary lifestyles, blunting of thirst mechanisms, reduced ability of the kidneys to concentrate urine and less efficient hormonal regulation of water loss (see Box 1, p23).
Cuticular lipids of the epicuticle provide insects with a barrier against body water loss (Chapman 1998).
The regulator also wants firms to spend pounds 21bn on maintaining and improving the network, but industry body Water UK has since warned the demands to cut bills could spark an exodus of the outside investment also needed to pay for the work.
An independent survey, commissioned by industry body Water UK, yesterday warned the decision could spark an exodus of funds.
Mariam Saleh, nutrition manager at American Hospital Dubai, told Gulf News: "In extreme cases, a loss of 20 per cent of body water may cause death, and a loss of only 10 per cent causes severe disorders.
Additional topics include reproduction, lactation, body heat and temperature regulation, digestion and absorption and the properties and functions of body water.
Research results indicate that EchoMRI is a precise and accurate method suitable for measuring piglet whole body composition, total body fat, lean tissue mass, free water mass, and total body water.
Total body water is then used to estimate fat-free body mass and--by calculating the difference with body weight--body fat.
In addition to body water lost during vigorous exercise, many nutrients, especially minerals, escape with sweat.
We determined whether ultra-runners in a multi-stage ultra-endurance run lose body mass, fat mass, skeletal muscle mass or total body water in a descriptive field study at the 'Deutschland-lauf' 2007 a 1,200 km run within 17 consecutive days with 10 male non-professional Caucasian ultra-runners (mean [+ or -] SD, 43.