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hydrodipsomania

Pronunciation: hi'dro-dip'so-ma'ne-a

Definition: Periodic episodes of uncontrollable thirst, occasionally found in epileptic patients.

[hydro- + G. dipsa, thirst, + mania, frenzy]

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