maturity-onset diabetes of the young

noun

Medical Definition of maturity-onset diabetes of the young

: type 2 diabetes of a relatively mild form that is inherited as an autosomal dominant trait and occurs in late adolescence or early adulthood abbreviation MODY

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“Maturity-onset diabetes of the young.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/maturity-onset%20diabetes%20of%20the%20young. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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