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dipsogenic

adjective dip·so·gen·ic \ ˌdip-sə-ˈje-nik, -sō- \

medical Definition of dipsogenic

:producing thirst
  • dipsogenic diabetes insipidus
  • The frequent drinking by the NFL players may act to inhibit the ingestion of greater volumes of fluid as a result of several mechanisms that terminate the dipsogenic drive.
  • —Sandra Fowkes Kodek et al.The Journal of Athletic TrainingMarch 2010

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