diabetogenic

adjective

di·​a·​be·​to·​gen·​ic ˌdī-ə-ˌbe-tə-ˈje-nik How to pronounce diabetogenic (audio) -ˌbē- How to pronounce diabetogenic (audio)
: producing diabetes

Word History

Etymology

diabetes + -o- + -genic, after French diabétogène

First Known Use

1894, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of diabetogenic was in 1894

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Cite this Entry

“Diabetogenic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/diabetogenic. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022.

Medical Definition

diabetogenic

adjective

di·​a·​be·​to·​gen·​ic ˌdī-ə-ˌbēt-ə-ˈjen-ik How to pronounce diabetogenic (audio)
: producing diabetes
diabetogenic drugs
a diabetogenic diet
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