insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus

noun

: type 1 diabetes
abbreviation IDDM

Word History

First Known Use

1980, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus was in 1980

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“Insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/insulin-dependent%20diabetes%20mellitus. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus

noun
: type 1 diabetes
abbreviation IDDM

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