salt wasting


A condition in which there is an inappropriately large renal excretion of salt despite the body's apparent need to retain it.

Nearby words

  1. selection,
  2. selection rule,
  3. selective,
  4. selective attention,
  5. selective inhibition,
  6. selective service,
  7. selective service system,
  8. selective stain,
  9. selective synchronization,
  10. selective transmission

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