adult-onset diabetes

adult-onset diabetes
noun Date: 1975 type 2 diabetes

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • adult-onset diabetes — 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

  • adult-onset diabetes — n type 2 diabetes …   Medical dictionary

  • adult-onset diabetes — noun mild form of diabetes mellitus that develops gradually in adults; can be precipitated by obesity or severe stress or menopause or other factors; can usually be controlled by diet and hypoglycemic agents without injections of insulin • Syn:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • adult-onset diabetes — adult′ on set diabe′tes n. pat See under diabetes mellitus …   From formal English to slang

  • adult onset diabetes — diabetes (def. 4). * * * …   Universalium

  • adult onset diabetes — diabetes (def. 4) …   Useful english dictionary

  • adult onset diabetes — noun Medicine type 2 diabetes. See diabetes (def. 1) …   Australian English dictionary

  • adult-onset diabetes mellitus — noun mild form of diabetes mellitus that develops gradually in adults; can be precipitated by obesity or severe stress or menopause or other factors; can usually be controlled by diet and hypoglycemic agents without injections of insulin • Syn:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • adult-onset diabetes mellitus — type 2 d. mellitus …   Medical dictionary

  • juvenile-onset diabetes — 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

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