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Definition of Water retention

Water retention Definition from Sports Dictionaries & Glossaries
Bodybuilding Jargon
when your body holds subcutaneous water and you look bloated. It is a negative thing before a contest as definition is hidden.
Water retention Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Water retention can refer to:
  • Water retention (medicine), an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the circulatory system or within the tissues or cavities of the body
  • Edema, an abnormal accumulation of fluid beneath the skin, or in one or more cavities of the body
  • Premenstrual water retention, a common phenomenon associated with the menstrual cycle
  • Water retention curve, relationship between soil water content and water pressure head
  • Water retention on mathematical surfaces, topographic surfaces with basins

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