ingestion of abnormally increased amounts of fluids for long periods of time.
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Rarely used term for sustained, excessive consumption of liquids.
[poly- + G. posis, drinking]
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polyposia(pŏl″ē-pō′zē-ă) [″ + posis, drinking]
The sustained ingestion of large amounts of fluid.
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