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Polydipsia MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Polydipsia
Tree Number(s)
C23.550.759
C23.888.663
Unique ID
D059606
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D059606
Annotation
Do not confuse with POLYDIPSIA, PSYCHOGENIC
Scope Note
Excessive thirst manifested by excessive fluid intake. It is characteristic of many diseases such as DIABETES MELLITUS; DIABETES INSIPIDUS; and NEPHROGENIC DIABETES INSIPIDUS. The condition may be psychogenic in origin.
Previous Indexing
Thirst (1963-2011)
See Also
Thirst
Public MeSH Note
2012
History Note
2012
Date Established
2012/01/01
Date of Entry
2011/06/24
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