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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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Water absorption across the degu colon was twice that of water absorption across the rat colon; it was inhibited with the mercurial agent p-chloromercuribenzenesulfonic acid (a known AQP1 antagonist); and it was unaffected by water deprivation (Gallardo et al.
The serum creatinine level was 87 [micro]mol/L and the urine osmolality after 12 hours of water deprivation was 488 mOsm/kg?
Devendra (1971) also supported the results of present study who observed increased digestibility as length of water deprivation increased.
handled chronically water-deprived and nondeprived rats over a seven-week period and found that while chronic water deprivation decreased the effective CS-US interval in the long-trace taste-aversion conditioning of rats, the excessive handling on the nondeprived rats appeared to increase the effective CS-US interval to 180 min.
The investigation is examining claims that British soldiers used death threats, intimidation and physical violence, as well as sleep, food and water deprivation to obtain intelligence from suspects.
When they learnt about water deprivation in other countries, they widened their knowledge in geography.
A water deprivation test involving withholding of free water to stimulate ADH secretion may be used but is not necessary for the diagnosis.
The experiment started with a water deprivation schedule.
This could relieve, for example, drought conditions for agriculture, needs of water-hungry industries, and extreme conditions of water deprivation for such population centers as Mexico City.
State Department found "credible allegations of physical abuse" at WWASP's facility in Samoa, citing "beatings, isolation, food and water deprivation, chokeholds, kicking, punching, bondage, spraying with chemical agents, forced medication, [and] verbal abuse.
Torture would be stretching his limbs out on a rack, applying excessive heat or electric shock or total food and water deprivation.
Blood ketones and serum lipids in starvation and water deprivation.