hypodipsia

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hypodipsia

 [hi″po-dip´se-ah]
abnormally diminished thirst.

hy·po·dip·si·a

(hī'pō-dip'sē-ă),
A physiologic condition, perhaps caused by hypertonicity of body fluids, insufficient to initiate drinking but at times sufficient to sustain drinking when started; loosely, oligodipsia.
[hypo- + G. dipsa, thirst]

hypodipsia

/hy·po·dip·sia/ (-dip´se-ah) abnormally diminished thirst.

hypodipsia

[-dip′sē·ə]
a condition in which homeostasis is threatened by an abnormally low fluid intake. It is often related to dysfunction of the thirst osmoreceptor in the anterior hypothalamus.

hy·po·dip·si·a

(hī'pō-dip'sē-ă)
A reduced sense of thirst; a physiologic condition, perhaps caused by hypertonicity of body fluids; loosely, oligodipsia.
[hypo- + G. dipsa, thirst]

hy·po·dip·si·a

(hī'pō-dip'sē-ă)
Physiologic condition, perhaps caused by hypertonicity of body fluids, insufficient to initiate drinking but at times sufficient to sustain drinking when started; loosely, oligodipsia.
[hypo- + G. dipsa, thirst]

hypodipsia

abnormally diminished thirst.