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Meaning of POLYDIPSIA

Pronunciation:  `pâlee'dipseeu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  excessive thirst (as in cases of diabetes or kidney dysfunction)
 

POLYDIPSIA is a 10 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: diabetes, thirst

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pol`y*dip"si*a\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. poly`s much + ?
thirst.] (Med.)
Excessive and constant thirst occasioned by disease.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A great thirst that lasts for long periods of time; a sign of diabetes.
 

 

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