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diabetes insipidus

Noun1.diabetes insipidus - a rare form of diabetes resulting from a deficiency of vasopressin (the pituitary hormone that regulates the kidneys); characterized by the chronic excretion of large amounts of pale dilute urine which results in dehydration and extreme thirst
Pronunciation: (in-SIP-ih-dus)

A disease of the pituitary gland or kidney. The signs of diabetes insipidus are a need to drink and urinate often, and a feeling of weakness. However, blood sugar levels are normal. (See also nephrogenic diabetes insipidus.)

diabetes, nephrogenic diabetes insipidus
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