adipsy


adipsy
  n. lack of thirst.
   ♦ adipsous, a. Medicine, quenching thirst.

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  • Adipsy — Ad ip*sy, n. [Gr. ? not thirsty; a priv. + ? thirst.] (Med.) Absence of thirst. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adipsy — Med. (ˈædɪpsɪ) [f. as prec. + y3.] Absence of thirst. Webster cites Dunglison …   Useful english dictionary

  • adipsia, adipsy — Absence of thirst or the lack of desire to drink. [G. a priv. + dipsa, thirst] …   Medical dictionary

  • a- — 1. prefix not, without (amoral; agnostic; apetalous). Etymology: Gk a , or L f. Gk, or F f. L f. Gk 2. prefix implying motion onward or away, adding intensity to verbs of motion (arise; awake). Etymology: OE a , orig. ar 3. prefix to, at, or into …   Useful english dictionary