antidiabetic

adjective
an·ti·di·a·bet·ic | \ˌan-tē-ˌdī-ə-ˈbe-tik, ˌan-tī-\

Definition of antidiabetic 

: tending to relieve diabetes drugs with antidiabetic properties

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Other Words from antidiabetic

antidiabetic noun
oral antidiabetics

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The mussels also contained four kinds of synthetic surfactants -- the chemicals found in detergents and cleaning products -- seven kinds of antibiotics, five types of antidepressants, more than one antidiabetic drug and one chemotherapy agent. Susan Scutti, CNN, "Mussels in Washington's Puget Sound test positive for opioids, other drugs," 25 May 2018

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First Known Use of antidiabetic

1854, in the meaning defined above

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antidiabetic

noun
an·ti·di·a·bet·ic | \-ˌdī-ə-ˈbet-ik \

Medical Definition of antidiabetic 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: an antidiabetic drug

antidiabetic

adjective

Medical Definition of antidiabetic (Entry 2 of 2)

: tending to relieve diabetes antidiabetic drugs

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