from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of, relating to, having, or resulting from diabetes.
  • adjective Intended for use by a person with diabetes.
  • noun A person who has diabetes.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Pertaining to diabetes.
  • adjective (Chem.) Same as Dextrose.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

  • adjective suffering from diabetes
  • noun someone who has diabetes
  • adjective of or relating to or causing diabetes


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