OSMOMETRIC THIRST By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 thirst stemming from a loss of cellular fluids and a general escalation in osmotic pressure. Commonly referred to as intracellular thirst. OSMOMETRIC THIRST: "Osmometric thirst is a severe form of dehydration, existing at the cellular level." Related Psychology Terms PAPILLEDEMA ACCELERATION EFFECTS THIRST OSMOMETER NORMAL-PRESSURE HYDROCEPHALUS (NPH) ORGANIC DISORDER AIR-PRESSURE EFFECTS CRI DU CHAT SYNDROME ORAL EROTICISM ORAL PERSONALITY Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "OSMOMETRIC THIRST," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/osmometric-thirst/ (accessed September 22, 2019).