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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 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)

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 ...

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 previewA New Pronouncing Dictionary of Medicine (1892)

Being a Voluminous and Exhaustive Hand-book of Medical and Scientific Terminology with Phonetic Pronunciation, Accentuation, Etymology, Etc by John Marie Keating, Henry Hamilton


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 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 American illustrated medical dictionary. 1919 (1919)

10th ed

potomania (po-to-ma'ne-ah) [Gr. xotos drinking + fiavia madness]. Delirium tremens. Pott's aneurysm, disease, etc (pots) IPercival Pott, English ...

Google previewThe Student's Medical Dictionary (1896)

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 ...

Google previewAn 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].

Google previewAn Illustrated Dictionary of Medicine, Biology and Allied Sciences (1898)

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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