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diabetic

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adjective di·a·bet·ic \ ˌdī-ə-ˈbe-tik \

Definition of diabetic

1 :of or relating to diabetes or diabetics
2 :affected with diabetes
3 :occurring in or caused by diabetes
  • diabetic coma
4 :suitable for diabetics
  • diabetic food

Examples of diabetic in a Sentence

  1. new drugs for treating diabetic patients

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First Known Use of diabetic

1702


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diabetic

noun

Definition of diabetic

:a person affected with diabetes

Recent Examples of diabetic from the Web

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First Known Use of diabetic

1763


DIABETIC Defined for English Language Learners

diabetic

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Definition of diabetic for English Language Learners

  • : affected with diabetes

  • : caused by diabetes

  • : suitable for people with diabetes


diabetic

noun

Definition of diabetic for English Language Learners

  • : a person who has diabetes


DIABETIC Defined for Kids

diabetic

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noun di·a·bet·ic \ ˌdī-ə-ˈbe-tik \

Definition of diabetic for Students

:a person with diabetes

Medical Dictionary

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diabetic

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adjective di·a·bet·ic \ ˌdī-ə-ˈbet-ik \

medical Definition of diabetic

1 :of or relating to diabetes or diabetics
2 :affected with diabetes
3 :occurring in or caused by diabetes
  • a diabetic coma
4 :suitable for diabetics
  • diabetic food

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diabetic

noun

medical Definition of diabetic

:a person affected with diabetes


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