Definition of Polydipsia. Meaning of Polydipsia. Synonyms of Polydipsia

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Definition of Polydipsia

Polydipsia
Polydipsia Pol`y*dip"si*a, n. [NL., fr. Gr. poly`s much + ? thirst.] (Med.) Excessive and constant thirst occasioned by disease.

Meaning of Polydipsia from wikipedia

- Polydipsia is excessive thirst or excess drinking. The word derives from the Gr**** πολυδίψιος (poludípsios) "very thirsty", which is derived from πολύς...
- Primary polydipsia is a form of polydipsia characterised by excessive fluid intake in the absence of physiological stimuli to drink. This includes psychogenic...
- may also be termed diuresis. Polyuria often appears in conjunction with polydipsia (increased thirst), though it is possible to have one without the other...
- Polydipsia is an excessively large water intake. Its occurrence in captive birds has been recorded, although it is a relatively rare abnormal behaviour...
- the kidney to respond normally to vasopressin. Dipsogenic DI or primary polydipsia results from excessive intake of fluids as opposed to deficiency of arginine...
- whether the patient has diabetes insipidus as opposed to other causes of polydipsia (a condition of excessive thirst that causes an excessive intake of water)...
- diabetes are unintended weight loss, polyuria (increased urination), polydipsia (increased thirst), and polyphagia (increased hunger). Symptoms may develop...
- balance, so any action or problem involving fluid intake or output (such as polydipsia, polyuria, diarrhea, heat exhaustion, starting or changing doses of diuretics...
- brain injuries Treating the excessive drinking of fluids in psychogenic polydipsia Propranolol is being investigated as a potential treatment for PTSD. Propranolol...
- in the 1880s. Symptoms of high blood sugar including increased thirst (polydipsia), increased volume of urination (polyuria), and increased hunger (polyphagia)...
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