adipo-, adip-, adipos-

(Latin: fat, fatty; lard; of or pertaining to fat; fleshy)

adipsia (s) (noun), adipsias (pl)
1. The abnormal absence of thirst: Adrian was told that his lack of a desire to drink fluids, even when his body was low on water, was diagnosed as adipsia which was a result of an excess amount of salt in his body.
2. An abnormal avoidance of drinking: As people age, they have a tendency to have adipsia and so they are less likely to notice their thirst and may not drink sufficient fluids when they are needed.
adipsous (adjective), more adipsous, most adipsous
Concerning something that quenches thirst: On the hiking trip, Jane hadn't had anything to drink for quite a while and noticed a craving to drink water or eat some adipsous fruit, like an orange!
adipsy (s) (noun) (no pl)
The absence of thirst; adipsia: Mary's grandmother didn't notice that she had adipsy until her doctor told her about it and advised her to drink about two liters of water every day!
anadipsia (s) (noun) (no pl)
Extreme thirst or intense thirst: The obsolete term anadipsia refers to a sensation, often located in the mouth and throat, associated with a craving for something to drink that is ordinarily interpreted as a desire for water.
anadipsic (adjective) (not comparable)
Descriptive of an excessive thirst, usually of water: In the fantasy story Jane was reading, the main character noticed, after three days of not being able to drink, that he was suffering from an anadipsic health problem and needed to find a river or lake to find some water!
epanadiplosis (s) (noun) (no pl)
A doubling of a word in speech; a rhetorical figure wherein a sentence begins and ends with the same word: Two examples of enanadiplosis are "Severe to his servants, to his children severe" and "Rejoice in the Lord always: and again I say, Rejoice."
fibroadipose (adjective) (not comparable)
Relating to or containing both fibrous and fatty structures: Fibrous degeneration of glandular tissue can be described as a fibroadinose substance in a person's body.
hydroadipsia (s) (noun) (no pl)
The absence of thirst for water: Some elderly people have developed hydroadipsia and must be reminded to drink a glass of water quite often in order not to become dehydrated!
hyperadiposis (s) (noun) (no pl)
An extreme degree of fatness; morbid obesity; lipomatosis: If someone is severely overweight, he or she suffers from hyperadiposis exemplified by an extreme accumulation of body fat or an unusual degree of adiposis.
hyperadiposity (s) (noun) (no pl)
Severe adiposity: Mr. Big suffered from hyperadiposity and it was extremely difficult for him to get up after sitting in his comfortable chair, so Dr. Tall told him that it was of upmost importance that he begin treatment at once.
paradipsia (s) (noun) (no pl)
An abnormal appetite for fluids, ingested without relation to bodily needs: Jack had an extraordinary or exceptional desire for drinking fluids, like soft drinks and water, without it being necessary at all!
scleroadipose (adjective), more scleroadipose, most scleroadipose
Composed of fibrous and fatty tissue: The body organ that Dr. Smith was examining was of a scleroadipose nature, containing oleaginous and stringy matter.

Other related units of fat words: lard; lipo-; obeso-; oleo-; omento-; pimelo-; pio-; sebo-; steato-.