polydipsia


poly·dip·sia

noun \-ˈdip-sē-ə\

Definition of POLYDIPSIA

:  excessive or abnormal thirst
poly·dip·sic \-sik\ adjective

Origin of POLYDIPSIA

New Latin, from poly- + Greek dipsa thirst
First Known Use: 1660

poly·dip·sia

noun \ˌpäl-i-ˈdip-sē-ə\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of POLYDIPSIA

: excessive or abnormal thirst
poly·dip·sic \-sik\ adjective

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