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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 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 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 Dictionary of Neurological Signs (2016)

by A.J. Larner

P Potomania briskly on the shoulders; if balance is normal, the patient takes a step back; with impaired postural reflexes, this may provoke repetitive steps backwards (retropulsion, festination) or even en bloc falling, due to the failure of reflex ...

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 the most ...

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 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 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 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 previewCampbell's Psychiatric Dictionary (2009)

by Robert Jean Campbell

potomania Obs.

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

pot-, prefix meaning “related to drinking”: potable, potocytosis, potomania. potable water /pō′′təbəl/ [L, potare, to drink], water that can be consumed ...

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 ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: Dictionary (1904)

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.

Google previewThe Student's Medical Dictionary (1896)

Including All the Words and Phrases Generally Used in Medicine, with Their Proper Pronunciation and Definitions-- by George Milbry Gould

Potomania (poto-ma' -neak) [Tdroc, drink ; fiavia, madness]. Delirium tremens. Pott's Disease [Percival Pott, an English surgeon]. Caries of the vertebra, generally of tuberculous origin. The symptoms are stiffness of the spinal column, pain on ...

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Potomania Meaning

Video shows what potomania means. An intense and persistent desire to drink excessive amounts of alcoholic beverages.. potomania synonyms: dipsomania.

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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