polydipsia definition

  • noun:
    • Excessive or unusual thirst.
    • Excessive and constant thirst occasioned by illness.
    • Excessive and constant thirst occasioned by infection.
    • In pathology, exorbitant thirst. It is usually combined with hydruria.
    • exorbitant thirst (like in situations of diabetes or renal disorder)

Related Sources

  • Sentence for "polydipsia"
    • The first signs of poisoning in…
    • View More
  • Hypernym for "polydipsia"
  • Urban Dictionary for "polydipsia"
    • A medical condition I prefer with…
    • View More
  • Medical Dictionary for "polydipsia"
    • Constant, exorbitant consuming as a consequence…
    • View More
77 votes

How would you define polydipsia?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!