nephrogenic diabetes insipidus

noun

Medical Definition of nephrogenic diabetes insipidus

: diabetes insipidus that is caused by partial or complete failure of the kidneys to respond to vasopressin

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“Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/nephrogenic%20diabetes%20insipidus. Accessed 10 Apr. 2021.

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