dipsogenic

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

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 Training

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“Dipsogenic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/dipsogenic. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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