adult-onset diabetes


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a·dult-on·set di·a·be·tes

former designation for Type 2 diabetes (q.v.).

adult-onset diabetes

(ə-dŭlt′ŏn′sĕt, -ôn′-)
n.
Type 2 diabetes.

a·dult-on·set di·a·be·tes

(ă-dŭlt onset dīă-bētēz)
Former designation for Type 2 diabetes (q.v.).
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