from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, relating to, having, or resulting from diabetes: diabetic patients; a diabetic coma.
  • adj. Intended for use by a person with diabetes: diabetic candy.
  • n. A person who has diabetes.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or pertaining to diabetes, especially diabetes mellitus.
  • adj. Having diabetes, especially diabetes mellitus.
  • adj. Suitable for one having diabetes mellitus.
  • n. A person who suffers from diabetes mellitus.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to diabetes.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to diabetes.
  • Affected with diabetes: as, a diabetic patient.
  • n. A person suffering from diabetes.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. suffering from diabetes
  • n. someone who has diabetes
  • adj. of or relating to or causing diabetes


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