- SYN: false thirst. [pseudo- + G. dipsa, thirst]
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thirst — A desire to drink associated with uncomfortable sensations in the mouth and pharynx. [A.S. thurst] false t. t. that is not satisfied by drinking or taking water; t. associated with a dry mouth but not with a bodily need for water. SYN:… … Medical dictionary