anadipsia

anadipsia

 [an″ah-dip´se-ah]
intense thirst; see hyperdipsia and polydipsia.
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an·a·dip·si·a

(an'ă-dip'sē-ă),
Rarely used term for extreme thirst.
See also: polydipsia.
[G. ana, intensive, + dipsa, thirst]
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