antidiabetic
Counteracting diabetes; denoting an agent that lowers blood sugar ( e.g., tolbutamide, insulin).

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an·ti·di·a·bet·ic -.dī-ə-'bet-ik n an antidiabetic drug
antidiabetic adj tending to relieve diabetes <\antidiabetic drugs>

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an·ti·di·a·bet·ic (an″te-) (an″ti-di″ə-betґik) 1. preventing or alleviating diabetes. 2. an agent that prevents or alleviates diabetes mellitus.

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  • antidiabetic — noun a drug used to treat diabetes mellitus • Syn: ↑antidiabetic drug • Hypernyms: ↑medicine, ↑medication, ↑medicament, ↑medicinal drug • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • antidiabetic — adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • antidiabetic — adjective Countering diabetes. Syn: antidiabetes …   Wiktionary

  • antidiabètic — an|ti|di|a|bè|tic Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • antidiabetic — adj. counteracts diabetes …   English contemporary dictionary

  • antidiabetic — an·ti·diabetic …   English syllables

  • antidiabetic — an ti•di a•bet′ic adj …   From formal English to slang

  • antidiabetic drug — noun a drug used to treat diabetes mellitus • Syn: ↑antidiabetic • Hypernyms: ↑medicine, ↑medication, ↑medicament, ↑medicinal drug • Hyponyms: ↑glipizide …   Useful english dictionary

  • antidiabetic drugs — drugs used to control diabetes mellitus. Type 1 diabetes is treated with the wide range of formulations of insulin. Type 2 diabetes is treated mainly with oral hypoglycaemic drug but in some cases insulin may be required …   Medical dictionary

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