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Definition of the noun potomania

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noun - plural: -

  1. an intense persistent desire to drink alcoholic beverages to excess

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Google previewThe Endocrine Response to Acute Illness (1999)

by Richard C. Jenkins, Richard J. M. Ross

Beer potomania is a variation of polydipsia-hyponatremia syndrome, where the hyponatremia is associated with poor nutrition and massive ingestion of beer instead of water [42]. Primary polydipsia has been reported in almost all age groups, ...

Google previewGeriatric Emergency Medicine, An Issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine, (2012)

by Christopher R. Carpenter

Beer potomania is a rare cause of severe hyponatremia, ...

Google previewpast test MRCP Part 2

past test MRCP Part 2

Addison's disease Salt-losing nephropathy Beer potomania Correct answer Hypothyroidism Beer potomania is a recognised cause of hyponatraemia in alcohol misusers.

Google previewPrinciples and Practice of Geriatric Medicine (2006)

by M.S. John Pathy, Alan J. Sinclair, John E. Morley

Beer potomania is a variation of polydipsiahyponatremia syndrome, where the hyponatremia is associated with poor nutrition and massive ingestion of beer instead of water (Fenves et al., 1996). Primary polydipsia has been reported in almost ...

Google previewThirst (1982)

by Barbara J. Rolls, Edmund T. Rolls

A remedy then for beer potomania is that the beer should be salted (Fanestil, 1977)! Symptoms of hyposmolality or hyponatraemia Several examples of situations in which plasma dilution may occur are discussed above. Such dilution may be ...

Google previewA Lexicon of Lunacy (1993)

by Thomas Szasz

potomania (1. of alcohol; alcoholism; delirium tremens; also called tromomania) Russomania (o. with Russia and things Russian) satyromania (m. for ...

Google previewA Complete Pronouncing Medical Dictionary (1889)

Embracing the Terminology of Medicine and the Kindred Sciences, with Their Signification, Etymology, and Pronunciation ... by Joseph Thomas

POTOMANIA. slightly deliquescent, having a peculiar, faint odor, a pungent, saline, afterwards somewhat bitter taste, and a neutral reaction. It is soluble in eight- tenths part of cold water and in six parts of boiling alcohol. This is ...

Google previewStudent's pocket medical lexicon (1881)

by Elias Longley

Potomania, Po-to-md-ni-a; delirium tremens. Pot-Pourri, Pot-Piu-rb; a mixture of fragrant plants, flowers and roots. Poultice, Pol-tis; a soft preparation of bread and milk, flax-seed, or oat-meal, spread on a cloth, for applying to sprains, or sored.

Google previewA Dictionary of Psychological Medicine (1892)

Giving the Definition, Etymology and Synonyms of the Terms Used in Medical Psychology with the Symptoms, Treatment, and Pathology of Insanity and the Law of Lunacy in Great Britain and Ireland by Daniel Hack Tuke

POTOMANIA (iroror, drink ; fiavia, madness). Drink-madness. Delirium tremens. ( Fr. potomanie ; Ger. Trinksucht.) POTOPAKAIflEA, POTOTROMA WIA. (Sec PoTOTROMOPARANOIA.) POTOTROMOPASAKOIA (jroYor, drink ; Tpofwt, trembling ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2009)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

pot-, combining form meaning 'related to drinking': potable, potocytosis, potomania. potable water /p6'tebel/ [L, potare, to drink], water that can be consumed ...

Google previewCampbell's Psychiatric Dictionary (2009)

by Robert Jean Campbell

potomania Obs.

Google previewWord Parts Dictionary (2000)

Standard and Reverse Listings of Prefixes, Suffixes, Roots and Combining Forms, 2d ed. by Michael J. Sheehan

comb drink (potable, potomania) potamo- [Gr. potamos, river] comb river ( potamography, potamologist) -poten- [L. potentia, power] base power; ability ( impotency, ...

Google previewThe Aldrich Dictionary of Phobias and Other Word Families (2002)

by Chris Aldrich

or journeying pornographomania writing obscene letters; pornography potichomania imitating porcelain with glass; the art or process of doing so potomania drinking alcohol; also posio- mania processomania litigation proditomania traitors; ...

Google previewThe Century dictionary (1914)

an encyclopedic lexicon of the English language by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

A cavity more or less nearly cylindrical in form, and from a few inches to several feet in depth and diameter, made by an eddying current of water, which causes a potomania Pins, points, and laces, Poting-sticks for young wlues, for young ...

Google previewWorld Dictionary of Foreign Expressions (1999)

A Resource for Readers and Writers by Gabriel Adeleye, Kofi Acquah-Dadzie

See potomania. dirigisme n., pl. dirigismes [Fr. planning, planned economy, controlled finance.] Economic planning. Planned economy. Planning and control of the economy by the state. Initially the government adopted a policy of laissez- faire ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

potomania Pins, points, and laces, Poting-sticks for young wines, for young wenches ...

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Scrabble value of P3O1T1O1M3A1N1I1A1

The value of this 9-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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