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

Learn More about maturity-onset diabetes of the young

Share maturity-onset diabetes of the young

Resources for maturity-onset diabetes of the young

Comments on maturity-onset diabetes of the young

What made you want to look up maturity-onset diabetes of the young? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a knickknack or trinket

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Find the Cousins

  • a-large-tree-with-many-branches
  • Which pair shares a common word ancestor?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!