[ pol-ee-dip-see-uh ]
/ ˌpɒl iˈdɪp si ə /
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Words nearby polydipsia
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British Dictionary definitions for polydipsia
/ (ˌpɒlɪˈdɪpsɪə) /
pathol excessive thirst
Derived forms of polydipsiapolydipsic, adjective
Word Origin for polydipsia
C18: New Latin, from poly- + -dipsia, from Greek dipsa thirst
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Medical definitions for polydipsia
[ pŏl′ē-dĭp′sē-ə ]
Excessive or abnormal thirst.
Other words from polydipsiapol′y•dip′sic adj.
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