HyperDic: diabetes_insipidus

English > 1 sense of the expression diabetes insipidus:
NOUNstatediabetes insipidusa rare form of diabetes resulting from a deficiency of vasopressin (the pituitary hormone that regulates the kidneys)
English > diabetes insipidus: 1 sense > noun 1, state
MeaningA 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 / extreme thirst.
Narrowernephrogenic diabetes insipidusdiabetes insipidus caused by a failure of the kidney to respond to normal levels of vasopressin
BroaderdiabetesA polygenic disease characterized by abnormally high glucose levels in the blood
Spanishdiabetes de Cullen, diabetes insípida
Catalandiabetis insípida

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