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Definition of maturity-onset

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1. maturity-onset_diabetes [ n ] mild form of diabetes mellitus that develops gradually in adults; can be precipitated by obesity or severe stress or menopause or other factors; can usually be controlled by diet and hypoglycemic agents without injections of insulin

Synonyms Type_II_diabetes adult-onset_diabetes adult-onset_diabetes_mellitus ketoacidosis-resistant_diabetes ketoacidosis-resistant_diabetes_mellitus ketosis-resistant_diabetes ketosis-resistant_diabetes_mellitus mature-onset_diabetes maturity-onset_diabetes maturity-onset_diabetes_mellitus niddm non-insulin-dependent_diabetes non-insulin-dependent_diabetes_mellitus nonketoacidosis_prone Related Terms diabetes_mellitus

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