dipsogenic

adjective

dip·​so·​gen·​ic ˌdip-sə-ˈje-nik, -sō- How to pronounce dipsogenic (audio)
: 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 Training

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“Dipsogenic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/dipsogenic. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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