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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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Molecular and cellular regulation of water homeostasis in anuran amphibians by aquaporins.
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.
anthracis infection believed to be the result of one of its two binary toxins, edema toxin, which likely causes edema by increasing cellular levels of cyclic AMP and upsetting water homeostasis (4).