diabetic

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See also: diabètic

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /daɪəˈbɛtɪk/
  • Rhymes: -ɛtɪk
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Adjective[edit]

diabetic (comparative more diabetic, superlative most diabetic)

  1. Of or pertaining to diabetes, especially diabetes mellitus.
    diabetic complications
    the diabetic foot
  2. Having diabetes, especially diabetes mellitus.
    diabetic patients (patients with diabetes)
    He turned diabetic in his thirties.
  3. Suitable for one having diabetes, especially diabetes mellitus.
    • 2002, Mabel Cavaiani, The New Diabetic Cookbook, Fifth Edition (page 347)
      I also have learned to slip a couple of my diabetic cookies in my purse [] and take them along with me when we are invited out for afternoon coffee.

Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

diabetic (plural diabetics)

  1. A person with diabetes, usually diabetes mellitus (but see people-first language).

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Interlingua[edit]

Adjective[edit]

diabetic (not comparable)

  1. diabetic

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French diabétique.

Noun[edit]

diabetic m (plural diabetici)

  1. diabetic

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