adjective see polydipsia

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • polydipsic — See polydipsia. * * * …   Universalium

  • polydipsic — adj. of excessive thirst …   English contemporary dictionary

  • polydipsic — poly·dip·sic …   English syllables

  • polydipsic — adjective see polydipsia …   Useful english dictionary

  • Psychogenic polydipsia — is a special form of polydipsia, caused by mental disorders.Clinical presentationThe patient drinks large amounts of water, which raises the pressure of the extracellular medium. As a side effect, the antidiuretic hormone level is lowered. The… …   Wikipedia

  • polydipsia — noun Etymology: New Latin, from poly + Greek dipsa thirst Date: 1660 excessive or abnormal thirst • polydipsic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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