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