diabetes insipidus
noun Etymology: New Latin, literally, bland diabetes Date: circa 1846 a disorder of the pituitary gland characterized by intense thirst and by the excretion of large amounts of urine

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  • Diabetes insipidus — diabetes di a*be tes, n. [NL., from Gr. ?, fr. ? to pass or cross over. See {Diabase}.] (Med.) Any of several diseases which is attended with a persistent, excessive discharge of urine; when used without qualification, the term usually refers to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • diabetes insipidus — diabetes di a*be tes, n. [NL., from Gr. ?, fr. ? to pass or cross over. See {Diabase}.] (Med.) Any of several diseases which is attended with a persistent, excessive discharge of urine; when used without qualification, the term usually refers to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • diabetes insipidus — diabetes di a*be tes, n. [NL., from Gr. ?, fr. ? to pass or cross over. See {Diabase}.] (Med.) Any of several diseases which is attended with a persistent, excessive discharge of urine; when used without qualification, the term usually refers to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • diabetes insipidus — [in sip′i dəs] n. 〚ModL, lit., insipid diabetes〛 a disorder caused by a pituitary deficiency and characterized by the heavy discharge of urine and intense thirst * * * Endocrine disorder causing extreme thirst and excessive production of very… …   Universalium

  • diabetes insipidus — diabetes in·sip·i·dus in sip əd əs n a disorder that is caused by insufficient secretion of vasopressin by the pituitary gland or by a failure of the kidneys to respond to circulating vasopressin and that is characterized by intense thirst and by …   Medical dictionary

  • diabetes insipidus — [in sip′i dəs] n. [ModL, lit., insipid diabetes] a disorder caused by a pituitary deficiency and characterized by the heavy discharge of urine and intense thirst …   English World dictionary

  • diabetes insipidus — diabetes insipidus. См. несахарный диабет. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Diabetes insipidus — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 E23.2 Hypophysärer Diabetes insipidus N25.1 Renaler Diabetes insipidus …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Diabetes insipidus — ADH Mangel * * * Diabetes insipidus   [lateinisch insipidus »unschmackhaft« (hier im Hinblick auf den Harn: ohne den charakteristischen süßen Geschmack wie bei Diabetes mellitus)] der, , Wasserharnruhr, Stoffwechselstörung mit abnorm gesteigerter …   Universal-Lexikon

  • diabetes insipidus — noun a rare form of diabetes resulting from a deficiency of vasopressin (the pituitary hormone that regulates the kidneys); characterized by the chronic excretion of large amounts of pale dilute urine which results in dehydration and extreme… …   Useful english dictionary

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