antidiabetic

adjective
an·​ti·​di·​a·​bet·​ic | \ ˌan-tē-ˌdī-ə-ˈbe-tik How to pronounce antidiabetic (audio) , 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

Examples of antidiabetic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web They were shifted to oral antidiabetic drugs, and have been managing like this for more than two months now. Megan Molteni, Wired, "A Global Data Effort Probes Whether Covid Causes Diabetes," 7 Oct. 2020 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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13 Oct 2020

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“Antidiabetic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/antidiabetic. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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More Definitions for antidiabetic

antidiabetic

noun
an·​ti·​di·​a·​bet·​ic | \ -ˌdī-ə-ˈbet-ik How to pronounce antidiabetic (audio) \

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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