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 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 ...
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.
Mosby'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 ...
Word 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, ...
by Robert Jean Campbell
alcoholophilia, alcoholmania, dipsomania, dipsos avens, oenomania, oinomania, polyposia, poisoma- nia, potomania amputee: acrotomorphilia, apotemnophilia animals: formicophilia, ophidiophilia (snakes), zooerasty, zoolagnia, zoophilia ...
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 ...
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 ...
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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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