non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus

noun

: type 2 diabetes
abbreviation NIDDM

Word History

First Known Use

1979, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus was in 1979

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“Non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/non-insulin-dependent%20diabetes%20mellitus. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus

noun
: type 2 diabetes
abbreviation NIDDM

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