HyperDic: diabetes_mellitus

English > 1 sense of the expression diabetes mellitus:
NOUNstatediabetes mellitus, DMdiabetes caused by a relative or absolute deficiency of insulin and characterized by polyuria
English > diabetes mellitus: 1 sense > noun 1, state
Meaningdiabetes caused by a relative or absolute deficiency of insulin and characterized by polyuria.
Example"when doctors say 'diabetes' they usually mean 'diabetes mellitus'"
SynonymDM
Narrowerlatent diabetes, chemical diabetesA mild form of diabetes mellitus in which there are no overt symptoms but there are abnormal responses to some diagnostic procedures
type II diabetes, non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, NIDDM, non-insulin-dependent diabetes, ketosis-resistant diabetes mellitus, ketosis-resistant diabetes, ketoacidosis-resistant diabetes mellitus, ketoacidosis-resistant diabetes, adult-onset diabetes mellitus, adult-onset diabetes, maturity-onset diabetes mellitus, maturity-onset diabetes, mature-onset diabetesmild form of diabetes mellitus that develops gradually in adults
type I diabetes, insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, IDDM, juvenile-onset diabetes, juvenile diabetes, growth-onset diabetes, ketosis-prone diabetes, ketoacidosis-prone diabetes, autoimmune diabetessevere diabetes mellitus with an early onset
BroaderdiabetesA polygenic disease characterized by abnormally high glucose levels in the blood
Spanishdiabetes mélitus, diabetes mellitus, diabetes, diabetes sacarina
Catalandiabetis mellitus, diabetis sacarina

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