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[pol-ee-dip-see-uh] /ˌpɒl iˈdɪp si ə/

noun, Medicine/Medical.
excessive thirst.
(pathol) excessive thirst

“excessive thirst,” 1650s, from Greek polydipsios “very thirsty,” from poly- (see poly-) + dipsa “thirst” + -ia “condition of.”

polydipsia pol·y·dip·si·a (pŏl’ē-dĭp’sē-ə)
Excessive or abnormal thirst.
pol’y·dip’sic adj.


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