Adipsia; Lack of thirst; Absence of thirst
Definition of Thirst – absent
Absence of thirst is a lack of the urge to drink fluids.
Linda Vorvick, MD, Family Physician, Seattle Site Coordinator, Lecturer, Pathophysiology, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 2/22/2009