polydipsia

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polydipsia

[‚päl·i′dip·sē·ə]
(medicine)
Excessive thirst.
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Effects of D1 and D2 dopamine antagonists on behavior of polydipsic rats.
This excessive drinking indicates the development of schedule-induced drinking with all rats, reaching levels of water intake that can be regarded as polydipsic (cf.
Some of these "negative cases" become polydipsic at FI 2 min.