LOINC
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LP99666-7WaterActive

Description

LP99666-7   Water
From a biological standpoint, water has many distinct properties that are critical for the proliferation of life that set it apart from other substances. It carries out this role by allowing organic compounds to react in ways that ultimately allow replication. All known forms of life depend on water. Water is vital both as a solvent in which many of the body's solutes dissolve and as an essential part of many metabolic processes within the body. Metabolism is the sum total of anabolism and catabolism. In anabolism, water is removed from molecules (through energy requiring enzymatic chemical reactions) in order to grow larger molecules (e.g. starches, triglycerides and proteins for storage of fuels and information). In catabolism, water is used to break bonds in order to generate smaller molecules (e.g. glucose, fatty acids and amino acids to be used for fuels for energy use or other purposes). Water is thus essential and central to these metabolic processes. Therefore, without water, these metabolic processes would cease to exist, leaving us to muse about what processes would be in its place, such as gas absorption, dust collection, etc. Copyright Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License. See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ for details. Source: Wikipedia, Water

Basic Part Properties

Name
Water
Type
Component
Created On
2010-03-09
Construct for LOINC Short Name
Water

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https://fhir.loinc.org/CodeSystem/$lookup?system=http://loinc.org&code=LP99666-7

Language Variants Get Info

zh-CNChinese (China)

Synonyms: H2O
nl-NLDutch (Netherlands)
water
et-EEEstonian (Estonia)
Vesi
it-ITItalian (Italy)
Acqua
ru-RURussian (Russian Federation)
Вода
es-ESSpanish (Spain)
Agua
tr-TRTurkish (Turkey)
Su