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Water

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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Table 3 showed that GO terms related to water metabolism contained secretion, ion transport, regulation of body fluid levels, water homeostasis, and water transport.
Adaptive evolution of water homeostasis regulation in amphibians: vasotocin and hydrins.
Within our office, patient-specific inclusive care programs are used to achieve cellular and connective tissue water homeostasis. In this way, we believe that cellular rejuvenation is promoted, as is connective tissue repair and remodeling.
Coffee consumption and total body water homeostasis as measured by fluid balance and bioelectrical impedance analysis.
Looking at endocrinology from the perspective of the intensive care unit, articles also cover endocrine disturbances caused by non-endocrine critical illnesses including neuroendocrine response, change within growth hormone and related axes in critical illness, are changes within the thyroid axis, adrenal response to critical illness, catecholamines and vasopressin, novel insights into the diabetes of injury, and disorders of body water homeostasis. This should stimulate even more interdisciplinary research in this dynamic field.