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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 ...

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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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