Definition of the noun potomania
What does potomania mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- an intense persistent desire to drink alcoholic beverages to excess
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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 . Primary polydipsia has been reported in almost all age groups, ...
by Christopher R. Carpenter
Beer potomania is a rare cause of severe hyponatremia, ...
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 ...
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 ...
A 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 ...
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 ...
Giving the Correct Pronunciation and Definition of All Words and Terms in General Use in Medicine and the Collateral Sciences ... by Elias Longley
Potomania, Po-to-md-ni-a; delirium tremens. Pot-Pourri, Pot-Piu-rb; a mixture of ...
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 ...
Being a Voluminous and Exhaustive Hand-book of Medical and Scientific Terminology with Phonetic Pronunciation, Accentuation, Etymology, Etc by John Marie Keating, Henry Hamilton
The 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 ...
by William Dwight Whitney
P0 potomania (pd-to-rna'ni-ii), 1:. per and lead, formerly used for making faucets and various large vessels emplo ed in the arts. —2. Same as pot-metalglass (w " ch see, under glass).—3. A kind of cast-iron suitable for making hollow ware.
potomania (po-to-ma'ne-ah) [Gr. xotos drinking + fiavia madness]. Delirium tremens. Pott's aneurysm, disease, etc (pots) IPercival Pott, English ...
Including All the Words and Phrases Generally Used in Medicine, with Their Proper Pronunciation and Definitions, Based on Recent Medical Literature by George Milbry Gould
Potomania (poto-ma' -neah) [n&roc, drink ; fiavia, madness]. Delirium tremens. Pott's Disease [Percival Pott, an English surgeon]. Caries of the vertebrae, generally of tuberculous origin. The symptoms are stiffness of the spinal column, pain on ...
An Illustrated Dictionary of Medicine, Biology and Allied Sciences, Including the Pronunciation... (1903)
by George Milbry Gould
Potomania (pa-lo-mahne-a/z) [rm-0g, drink; liavia, madness]. Delirium tremens. Potometer (po-loz/z/-ec-er) [vi-6mg, drink; ,uérpov, measure].
Including the Pronunciation, Accentuation, Derivation, and Definition of the Terms Used in Medicine, Anatomy, Surgery ... by George Milbry Gould
Potomania (/>0-to-ma'-ne-a/1) [m$rog, drink; /mvia, madness]. Delirium tremens. Potometer ( />0-/am'-e/-er) [miTn§, drink; yé.-pnv. measure]. In biology, an instrument for measuring the amount of water absorbed by a plant in a given time .
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