growth-onset diabetes

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growth-onset diabetes n.
Insulin-dependent diabetes.

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growth-onset diabetes

noun
severe diabetes mellitus with an early onset; characterized by polyuria and excessive thirst and increased appetite and weight loss and episodic ketoacidosis; diet and insulin injections are required to control the disease [syn: type I diabetes
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