polydipsia(redirected from compensatory polydipsia)
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Excessive or abnormal thirst.
(Pathology) pathol excessive thirst
[C18: New Latin, from poly- + -dipsia, from Greek dipsa thirst]
pol•y•dip•si•a(ˌpɒl iˈdɪp si ə)
extreme thirst; an abnormal and continuous craving for drink.See also: Alcohol
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|Noun||1.||polydipsia - excessive thirst (as in cases of diabetes or kidney dysfunction)|
diabetes - a polygenic disease characterized by abnormally high glucose levels in the blood; any of several metabolic disorders marked by excessive urination and persistent thirst
n. polidipsia, sed insaciable.