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  • n. Plural form of electrolyte.


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  • Nothing is perhaps more striking in that class of dielectrics which we call electrolytes, than the extraordinary and almost complete suspension of their peculiar mode of effecting discharge when they are rendered

    Experimental Researches in Electricity, Volume 1

  • Remaining hydrated by drinking water or sports drinks (which contain electrolytes) is important, particularly before, during and after exercise.

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  • In the district court’s words, Powerade “advertises its beverage by promoting its inclusion of certain electrolytes contained in sweat, and its competitor [Gatorade] wants it to stop.”

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  • The Big C Gets Its Own Biography Brain Scan Reveals Source of Anxiety Triathlons Keep 70-Year-Old Neurosurgeon Young Scientists now believe that torceptrapib had deleterious effects on the heart because it raised blood pressure and increased levels of substances called electrolytes and a hormone called aldosterone.

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  • Breathing the air is like drinking a liquid high in electrolytes.

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  • Of course, one of his spokespeople said that it was for electrolytes, which is common for that.

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  • Compounds called electrolytes are a major force in maintaining fluid balance in our bodies.

    Fat is Not Your Fate

  • During diarrhea, the small intestine loses its ability to absorb water and essential minerals called electrolytes (sodium chloride, potassium, and bicarbonate).

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  • They rehydrate your body faster than water after long periods of exercise, because they contain minerals called electrolytes (some of the same ones that are already in your body) that hasten the absorption of water. - News :

  • Since Zzzax is forced to constantly feed off of electrical sources-- such as electrolytes in the human brain---his very survival is somewhat doubtful; as DC head honcho Beau Diddly-oh couldn't be much of a meal..

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