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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 diabetes in·sip·i·dus /-ɪnˈsɪpədəs/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 diabetes in·sip·i·dus /-ɪnˈsɪpədəs/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 di·a·be·tes n.  Med. Any of several diseases which is attended with a persistent, excessive discharge of urine; when used without qualification, the term usually refers to diabetes mellitus. The most common form is diabetes mellitus, in which the urine is not only increased in quantity, but contains saccharine matter, and the condition if untreated is generally fatal.
 Diabetes mellitus [NL., sweet diabetes], that form of diabetes in which the urine contains saccharine matter.
 Diabetes insipidus [NL., lit., diabetes], the form of diabetes in which the urine contains no abnormal constituent.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 diabetes insipidus
      n : 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