paradipsia

[ păr′ə-dĭpsē-ə ]

n.

An abnormal craving for fluids without relation to bodily need.

Nearby words

  1. pinbone,
  2. pince-nez,
  3. pincement,
  4. pincer movement,
  5. pincer nail,
  6. pincers movement,
  7. pinch,
  8. pinch bar,
  9. pinch effect,
  10. pinch graft


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