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antidiabetic

 [an″te-, an″ti-di″ah-bet´ik]
preventing or alleviating diabetes.
antidiabetic agent.

an·ti·di·a·bet·ic

(an'tē-dī-ă-bet'ik),
Counteracting diabetes; denoting an agent that reduces blood sugar (for example, tolbutamide, insulin).

antidiabetic

/an·ti·di·a·bet·ic/ (-di″ah-bet´ik)
1. preventing or alleviating diabetes.
2. an agent that so acts.

antidiabetic

[-dī′əbet′ik]
pertaining to an agent that prevents or relieves symptoms of diabetes.

antidiabetic

adjective Relating to an effect or agent that counters diabetes.
 
noun See Antidiabetic agent.

antidiabetic

adjective Relating to an effect or agent that counters DM noun Antidiabetic agent Any agent that improves glucose control–eg, efficiency of glucose utilization. See Diabetes mellitus, Insulin, Triglitazone.

an·ti·di·a·bet·ic

(an'tē-dī-ă-bet'ik)
Counteracting diabetes; denoting an agent that reduces blood sugar (e.g., tolbutamide, insulin).
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