• People with adipsia have little or no sensation of thirst when they become dehydrated. (britannica.com)
  • That the thirst is relieved by the absorption of the fluid , and not by its action as it passes over the mucous membrane, which seems to suffer most, is proved by the facts (1) that injection of liquids into the stomach through a tube (in cases of wounded œsophagus ), and (2) the injection of thin fluids, as water, into the blood , remove the sensation of thirst. (everything2.com)
  • In cases of extreme thirst there is a peculiar state of clamminess in the mouth and pharynx , which, with the other disagreeable feelings, is almost immediately relieved by the introduction of liquid into the stomach , where it is absorbed by the vein s. (everything2.com)
  • Although thirst is a natural phenomenon, feeling of extreme thirst unusually may be an alarming sign for any medical conditions. (medindia.net)
  • The loss of blood volume is detected by cells in the kidneys and triggers thirst for both water and salt via the renin-angiotensin system. (wikipedia.org)
  • Thirst is the result of either the loss of one of these fluids, or from an increase in the concentration of salt s in one of the fluids. (everything2.com)
  • The Thirst Project is a non-profit organization whose aim is to bring safe drinking water to communities around the world where it is not immediately available. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Thirst Project collects money and builds wells all across the continent of Africa where villages do not have immediate drinking water. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2012, the Thirst Project pledged to bring clean water to the entire nation of Swaziland by 2022, 10 years after their initial pledge. (wikipedia.org)
  • Thirst Project sent representatives to Swaziland to survey the costs of the project and determined that it would cost around $50 million to bring Swaziland water. (wikipedia.org)
  • Thirst is not an adequate indicator for when you need water. (active.com)
  • This results in the thirst that always accompanies "pure" water depletion. (britannica.com)
  • Volumetric thirst -- Volumetric thirst happens when the volume of blood plasma decreases. (everything2.com)
  • Thirst and having to urinate too often are both caused by too much sugar (glucose) in your blood. (healthline.com)
  • 335. Whomsoever this fierce thirst overcomes, full of poison , in this world , his sufferings increase like the abounding Birana grass . (everything2.com)
  • Thirst, a sensation resulting from a peculiar state of the system , but especially of the mucous membrane of the fauces , usually caused by an insufficient supply of liquid . (everything2.com)
  • The late HORACE E.HOOPER held a prominent place among the group of Americans who have appreciated the popular thirst for knowledge and have invented a new means of satisfying it. (nytimes.com)