What does polydipsia mean?

Definitions for polydipsiaˌpɒl iˈdɪp si ə

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. polydipsia(noun)

    excessive thirst (as in cases of diabetes or kidney dysfunction)


  1. polydipsia(Noun)

    Excessive and constant thirst occasioned by disease.

  2. Origin: New Latin, from Greek much + thirst.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Polydipsia(noun)

    excessive and constant thirst occasioned by disease

  2. Origin: [NL., fr. Gr. poly`s much + thirst.]


  1. Polydipsia

    Polydipsia is a non-medical symptom in which the patient displays excessive thirst. The word derives from the Greek πολυδιψία, which is derived from πολύς + δίψα. An etymologically related term is dipsomaniac, meaning an alcoholic.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Polydipsia

    pol-i-dip′si-a, n. excessive thirst. [Gr. polys, much, dipsa, thirst.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of polydipsia in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of polydipsia in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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